selkie

or seal·chie, sil·kie

[sil-kee]
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Examples from the Web for silkie

Historical Examples of silkie

  • But soon he and Silkie were frisking and tumbling about in the front-yard.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • His mother was making the beds, and Silkie was pretending to help her.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • "But Mother told us not to go far away," Silkie reminded him.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • She had noticed for several days that Cuffy and Silkie were growing sleepy.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • Into the depths of his concentration came the odor of tsin-tsin flowers, followed by the familiar, silkie voice of his arch-enemy.


British Dictionary definitions for silkie

silkie

selkie

noun
  1. a Scot word for seal 2

Word Origin for silkie

from earlier Scot selich, Old English seolh

selkie

noun
  1. Scot a variant of silkie
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