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Definition of Silk

Silk

  1. The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is inclosed during the pupa state, especially that produced by the larvae of Bombyx mori.
  2. Hence, thread spun, or cloth woven, from the above-named material.
  3. That which resembles silk, as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize.

Silk Quotations

You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.
Joseph Stalin

I used to have a silk dressing gown an uncle bought in Japan and when I came downstairs in it, my dad used to call me Davinia. There was never embarrassment about that kind of thing. My sister used to dress me up a lot. She thought I was a little doll.
David Walliams

Elegance is always in style for men. There are all different kinds of elegance. It can be silk, it can be a T-shirt.
Donatella Versace

Some spider silks are really strong, but not all of them are. The ones that are really strong can actually rival steel and approach the tensile strength of Kevlar. Thus far, the dragline silk seems to be the strongest.
Cheryl Hayashi

For me, each day begins and ends with wanting to learn a little more about the secrets of spider silk.
Cheryl Hayashi
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Silk Translations

silk in Danish is silke
silk in Dutch is zijde, zij
silk in French is soie
silk in German is Seide, Seiden-
silk in Hungarian is selyem
silk in Italian is seta
silk in Norwegian is silke
silk in Portuguese is seda
silk in Spanish is seda
silk in Swedish is silke, siden

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