The pale blue lining of the brim of her satin hat perfectly matched the flowers on her jacket.
There were satin dresses, cascading trench coats, and an array of perfectly tailored trousers.
I still remember the feel and appeal of the satin edging on a cheap blue blanket that somehow came to me as a kid.
That meant liquid embroidered metallics, satin lace-up skirts – and even a tweed bikini.
The gown by couturier Helen Rose is made of 25 yards of satin and took a fifteen-person team almost three months to fashion.
Diane stared curiously at the fire-rimmed hem of her satin skirt.
The watering on the satin gown shimmered white as moonlight.
Each gentleman escorted a dame wearing a coat of satin cramoisy over a fur-edged round skirt la Portuguaise.
His coat, gleaming like satin, set off the pure white leather of his trappings.
With satin walnut, pine, American white-wood, gouging is not a difficult matter.
mid-14c., from Old French satin (14c.), perhaps from Arabic (atlas) zaytuni, literally "(satin) from Zaitun," a Chinese city, perhaps modern Quanzhou in Fukien province, southern China, a major port in the Middle Ages, with a resident community of European traders. The form of the word perhaps influenced in French by Latin seta "silk." OED finds the Arabic connection etymologically untenable and takes the French word straight from Latin. As an adjective from mid-15c.