Definition for SILK-EN

SILK-EN, a. [silk'n; Sax. seolcen.]

  1. Made of silk; as, silken cloth; a silken vail.
  2. Like silk; soft to the touch. – Dryden.
  3. Soft; delicate; tender; smooth; as, mild and silken language.
  4. Dressed in silk; as, a silken wanton. Shak.

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