Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Silkiness: used humorously, simulating such titles as “your highness,” to imply luxuriousness, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Silkiness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete silkiness

Etymologies

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silk +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Even Pestilence didn't resist the temptation to feel its silkness.

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  • 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.

    Morgan’s Run

  • 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.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He tossed a blue Gor-Tex jacket at me, his size, which meant it would cover most of my beigey silkness.

    Confession

  • He tossed a blue Gor-Tex jacket at me, his size, which meant it would cover most of my beigey silkness.

    Confession

  • He tossed a blue Gor-Tex jacket at me, his size, which meant it would cover most of my beigey silkness.

    Confession

  • Truly there was a mass of it, and it was of beautiful silkness and softness.

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