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English definition of “silk”


noun (CLOTH)    /sɪlk/
B1 [U] a delicate, soft type of cloth made from a thread produced by silkworms, or the thread itself: a silk dress a silk shirtTextiles made from natural fibres silks [plural] the brightly coloured shirts worn by jockeys (= people who ride horses in a race)Horse ridingHorse racingSportswear and swimwear
(Definition of silk noun (CLOTH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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