thrown silk

thrown silk

noun
raw silk that has been reeled and twisted into yarn.
Also called, British, net silk.


Origin:
1680–90

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To thrown silk
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: thrown and twisted
Next Definition: thrown to the lions
Words Near: thrown silk
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for thrown silk
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing thrown silk
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature