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- n. A very light yellow colour, like that of corn silk.
- adj. Of a very light yellow colour, like that of corn silk.
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- n. each of the long filamentous styles that grow as a silky tuft at the tip of an ear of Indian corn
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Jason is 5-6, cornsilk thin, a jet-black thatch on his so-serious noggin.
Sylvia had said Koko's skin was as smooth as cornsilk, but it was as rough as sand.
Her hair was blonde, the color of cornsilk, pulled back in a ponytail; her emerald green eyes were clear and brilliant and filled with life.
Noticing the way wisps of her hair blew over the rest of it, light as cornsilk and the color of honey in sunlight.
If you've ever tried to destruct a dandelion plant while doing said lawn chores, you may have noticed that its roots are incredibly thin and plentiful, like a jumble of cornsilk.
They crop in close to her face, which is looking a bit tired and windswept, tendrils of dyed-blond hair blowing like stale cornsilk across her distinctly unretouched visage.
The American models on the beach, with their cornsilk hair and distorted breasts, looked more like prostitutes than she ever could.
Singers Cindy Wilson (wearing a belted mini-dress and whipping her curtain of cornsilk hair like a dervish) and Kate Pierson (old-school burlesque in hot pants, flamingo-pink ruffled blouse and corset) have lost none of their vocal power, even if they both seemed a little exhausted by the idea of trotting out their 1990 hit "Roam."
Her hair had returned to the fine cornsilk I remembered from those days, and she was wearing a sailor-blouse with blue curlicue stitching around the collar that I had reason to remember very well: she'd been wearing it one Sunday when she'd fallen out of the apple tree in our back yard and broken her arm.
Her hair obscured her face somewhat, and my migraine occluded the edges of my vision, but still, I could see: same unzipping of wrinkly boots, same taking off of same baby blue coat with jumbo charcoal buttons, same tucking behind ears of dyed cornsilk blonde hair.
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