Definition of silkie in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪlki

noun (plural silkies)

  • 1A small chicken of a breed characterized by long soft plumage.
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    • The chickens are fancy breeds, silkies, silver old dutch bantams, and salmon faverolles.
    • They can have cochins (fluffy feet), houdins (top knots), silkies (long silky coats), or frizzles (curly feathers).

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