Part of speech: noun


Part of speech:

Made of, or like, silk.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "silken":

  1. As he did this the Princess stretched her hand to where he was and groped a moment, and caught him by the silken dress and tore in it a great rent, and by the rent he stood revealed to her. - "The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete", George Meredith.
  2. And then she had given him her hand, and he still felt the soft silken touch of her cool fingers. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.
  3. One of her silken mules had fallen off. - "Red Masquerade", Louis Joseph Vance.