noun (plural silkies)
1A small chicken of a breed characterized by long soft plumage.
More example sentences
- 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).
Definition of silkie in:
- The US English dictionary