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spun silk

noun
1.
yarn produced by spinning silk waste and short, broken filaments from which the sericin has been removed.
Compare reeled silk.
2.
a fabric woven from this yarn.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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spun silk

noun
1.
yarn or fabric made from silk waste
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