Definition of Silks

1. Noun. The brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable.

Generic synonyms: Garment
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Silks

1. Noun. (plural of silk) ¹

2. Noun. (context: circus arts in the plural) A pair of long silk sheets suspended in the air on which a performer performs tricks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Silks

1. silk [v] - See also: silk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silks

silkies
silkiest
silkily
silkiness
silkinesses
silking
silkless
silklike
silkman
silkmen
silkmoth
silkmoths
silkness
silkoline
silkolines
silks (current term)
silkscreen
silkscreened
silkscreening
silkscreens
silktail
silktails
silkware
silkwares
silkwear
silkweed
silkweeds
silkwoman
silkwomen
silkwood

Literary usage of Silks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Art in Industry by Charles Russell Richards (1922)
"WOVEN PATTERN silks silks, in which the element of woven NATURE OF DESIGNS pattern is the distinctive feature, USED IN may be classified for the purposes of ..."

2. Art in Industry: Being the Report of an Industrial Art Survey Conducted by Charles Russell Richards, University of the State of New York (1922)
"Woven pattern silks represent a field in which the technical conditions of manufacture ... Such silks are used for both dress goods and upholstery fabrics. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"A workman now buys the silks consumed by his fa. mily during the year for three pounds, for which he formerly paid four pounds ten shillings ; he therefore ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"Figured silks and moire antique. UK Casey and Phillips. ... An assortment of rich figured silks. Fr. Chartron and Son. Organzine, for tulle, for ribbons, ..."

5. The Improved Housewife: Or, Book of Receipts; with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster, A married lady (1847)
"To extract Stains from Colored silks and White Cotton Goods. Salts of ammonia, mixed with lime, will remove wine stains from silk; clear ammonia, alcohol, ..."

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