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- n. silkiness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Silkiness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Silkiness: used humorously, simulating such titles as “your highness,” to imply luxuriousness, etc.
Even Pestilence didn't resist the temptation to feel its silkness.
On Lady Juliana the woman would have been apostrophized as a quiz, for she was very grand in a vulgar sort of way—red-and-black striped dress, a red shawl with a long fringe proclaiming its silkness, shoes with high heels and glittering buckles, and a monstrous black velvet hat on her head nodding red ostrich plumes.
He tossed a blue Gor-Tex jacket at me, his size, which meant it would cover most of my beigey silkness.
Truly there was a mass of it, and it was of beautiful silkness and softness.
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