China silk



a lightweight silk fabric constructed in plain weave, often used for linings, blouses, slips, etc.

Origin of China silk

First recorded in 1605–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of china silk

  • I got a china-silk idea from a little drummer I met up in the country—one nice little fellow!