thrown silk


noun

raw silk that has been reeled and twisted into yarn.

Nearby words

  1. throwback,
  2. throwed,
  3. thrower,
  4. throwing stick,
  5. thrown,
  6. thrown to the lions,
  7. throwster,
  8. thru,
  9. thrum,
  10. thrum-eyed

Origin of thrown silk

First recorded in 1680–90

Also called, British, net silk.

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