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Milanese silk Line breaks: Mil¦an|ese silk

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Definition of Milanese silk in English:


[mass noun]
Finely knitted silk or viscose.
Example sentences
  • Lorenzo Croce, an official of Milan, sees for the first time Francesca, the daughter of Martini, a Milanese silk fabrics merchant.
  • Milano's earthy aroma foreshadows its sweet chocolate flavor, and its full body has the famous smoothness of Milanese silk with a tanginess that hits the front of the tongue.
  • What the Milanese silk industry accomplished in the intervening years of the fourteenth century remains largely a matter of conjecture.
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