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Definition of "silke" [silke]

  • Obsolete spelling of silk. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "silke" in a sentence
  • "The riuer, he saw was not great, the people few, the countrey most over growne with pynes, where there did grow here and there straglingly Pemminaw, we call silke grasse."
  • "A riuer passeth thorow the midst of the city, wherewith they water their gardens and mulbery trees, on which there grow abundance of silke wormes, wherewith they make great quantity of very white silke, which is the chiefest naturall commodity to be found in and about this place."
  • "When cool, parte and sew into bagges of green silke."