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- n. Plural form of silk.
- n. A pair of long silk sheets suspended in the air on which a performer performs tricks.
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- n. the brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable
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Women dressed in silks danced and sang across the beautiful wooden floors.
Chanlis stared at Desira, dressed in silks, her head held high, but her eyes never quite met his.
Keveza sent out gowns in silks, satins and chiffon that floated effortlessly down the runway.
Stunningly sculpted ruffles adorning sleeves on the Reva runway made models looked like gorgeous deep sea creatures awash in silks and satins.
Around him stood fifty Mamelukes, white slaves, clothed in silks of divers sorts holding their drawn swords in their hands; but when I drew near to them lo! all were black stones.
He is educated and dressed in silks; but something odd is going on and he's not sure what it is.
Also typical of Chinese painted silks is a silver outline on the main elements of the design. 5
“The poorest is arrayed in silks and satins of as fine a texture as the highest titled among them.”
In 1819, Charles Tyng, an American sailor, described Houqua as “magnificently dressed in silks and satins of various rich colours.”
In the meantime, the No. 8 we know in the gold and purple Lakers silks is playing some of the best basketball of his young, troubled life, perhaps the last of it in Los Angeles.
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