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China silk

noun
1.
a lightweight silk fabric constructed in plain weave, often used for linings, blouses, slips, etc.
Origin of China silk
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • I got a china-silk idea from a little drummer I met up in the country—one nice little fellow!

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst

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