Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the ornamental pattern in silk: noting a woven textile fabric composed of silk and some other material: as, silk-figured terries.

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Examples

  • Her hair was brushed back from her forehead and the silk-figured Japanese shawl was over her shoulders.

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