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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of silken.


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  • But it was this cold that stimulated and silkened his fur, made it this wondrous, prized thing.

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • The birdlike strut of her silkened legs, the brazen lure of her stenciled child face, the lithe grimace of her adolescent body under the stiff coloring of her clothes were a part of the blur in the newspaper man's mind.

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

  • And then, gorgeous in cloth of gold and high funnel-shaped hat, introduced by the Minister of Public Worship but unaccompanied by his two black wives, came the Archimandrite of Cappadocia -- a counter demonstration; and after him, forty Free Churches divines, all in black gowns, silkened for the occasion, but unenlivened by the moral emblems of their domesticity; a queer somber tail they seemed to that great eastern bird of Paradise under whose wing they would presently acquire the right to wear feathers as fine as his own.

    King John of Jingalo The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties

  • Born and raised in the magical forest by the springs of situations, little Mae Ho sewed silkened fog and multilayered it on occasion, saving the land from being common, set apart from make-believe, she journeyed into the real world, cutting patterns through time and space, by means of constant movement her layouts so enhanced - vintage textures that she's using, fabric from abother land, trim to fit any figure, yet edgy as you can see.

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