Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The styles of Indian corn: same as silk, 4. Corn-silk is officially recognized under the pharmacopœial name zea as a mild stimulant diuretic.

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Examples

  • Pink, close-fitting T-shirt, white jeans, corn-silk hair in long braids.

    Vampire a Go-Go

  • Pink, close-fitting T-shirt, white jeans, corn-silk hair in long braids.

    Vampire a Go-Go

  • Pink, close-fitting T-shirt, white jeans, corn-silk hair in long braids.

    Vampire a Go-Go

  • Pink, close-fitting T-shirt, white jeans, corn-silk hair in long braids.

    Vampire a Go-Go

  • Sergei with his corn-silk hair and bright blue eyes.

    Final Theory

  • Sergei with his corn-silk hair and bright blue eyes.

    Final Theory

  • Sergei with his corn-silk hair and bright blue eyes.

    Final Theory

  • Gedden stood back, his corn-silk dreads flying in the breeze like a wind sock, and deftly lifted the little chopper one, two, three feet off the ground.

    The Whale Warriors

  • Gedden stood back, his corn-silk dreads flying in the breeze like a wind sock, and deftly lifted the little chopper one, two, three feet off the ground.

    The Whale Warriors

  • Before Mercedes became Aunt Mercy, there was Rosie with corn-silk hair who accompanied Tío Angel to the front yard barbecue.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

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