[ suhp-uhl ]
/ ˈsʌp əl /
silk from which only a portion of the sericin has been removed.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called souple silk .
Origin of souple
1885–90; short for French soie souple supple silk
Words nearby souple
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Example sentences from the Web for souple
"Bright" has a brilliant luster, while "souple" has more of a dull, subdued appearance.Theory Of Silk Weaving|Arnold Wolfensberger
No dog can kill her—that's a clear case; but souple as she is, a silver bullet is the only messenger that can overtake her.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector|William Carleton