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spun silk Syllabification: spun silk
Pronunciation: /spən silk/

Definition of spun silk in English:

noun

1Yarn made of short-fibered and waste silk.
1.1Fabric made from spun silk.
Example sentences
  • Out in the fields, she unbraids ‘her long golden hair, which was as fine and beautiful as spun silk.’
  • Rural producers replaced the towns as the manufacturers of plain silk fabrics and the chief source of supply of raw and spun silk to international markets.

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