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silky


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Silky  \Silk"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Silkier};  superl.  {Silkiest}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  silk;  made  of  or  resembling,  silk; 
  silken;  silklike;  as  a  silky  luster. 
 
  2.  Hence  soft  and  smooth;  as  silky  wine. 
 
  3.  Covered  with  soft  hairs  pressed  close  to  the  surface,  as  a 
  leaf;  sericeous. 
 
  {Silky  oak}  (Bot.),  a  lofty  Australian  tree  ({Grevillea 
  robusta})  with  silky  tomentose  lobed  or  incised  leaves.  It 
  furnishes  a  valuable  timber. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  silky 
  adj  :  having  a  smooth,  gleaming  surface;  "glossy  auburn  hair"; 
  "satiny  gardenia  petals";  "sleek  black  fur";  "silken 
  eyelashes";  "silky  skin";  "a  silklike  fabric";  "slick 
  seals  and  otters"  [syn:  {glossy},  {satin(a)},  {satiny}, 
  {sleek},  {silken},  {silklike},  {slick}] 




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