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silks

n. clothing. I gotta get some new silks before spring.
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He wore a high silk hat which was a little old, but had been carefully brushed.
One day Dan happened to mention that he thought of buying three or four silk dress patterns for presents.
The black lace Maud has just taken off the green one will do to edge the violet, and with your nice silk mantilla you are complete, don't you see?
He began to roar a song and stamp back and forth before the foot-lights, wildly waving a glossy silk hat and throwing leers, or smiles, broadcast.
Valdez throw away yellow silk, and I take for my arrows so rain not wash off poison.
She tasted a bite, and she read a word or two, and she sipped the amber wine and wiggled her toes in the silk stockings.
Maybe, but though I hadna boasted about my silk I would have wanted to do it.
Home now looked bare and dismal as she thought of it, work grew harder than ever, and she felt that she was a very destitute and much-injured girl, in spite of the new gloves and silk stockings.
Many of them cried out, "They thought what madam's silk gown would end in;" others spoke sarcastically of her learning.
It was the sweetest little room in the world, with a soft comfortable bed that had sheets of green silk and a green velvet counterpane.
When the serious business of dining was dispatched, and we were trifling with our coffee and liqueurs, my eyes, which of course had seldom left her during the whole meal, once more enfolded her little ivory and black silk body with an embrace as real as though they had been straining passionate arms; and as I thus nursed her in my eyes, I smiled involuntarily at a thought which not unnaturally occurred to me.
The balloon is composed of silk, varnished with the liquid gum caoutchouc.
His tiny surcoat of scarlet velvet was rich with embroidery, while beneath was a close-fitting tunic of white silk.
Well, I make Assorted Flutters for flags and bunting, and a superior grade of Rustles for ladies' silk gowns.
Behind him, in accordance with the duke's orders, followed Dapple with brand new ass-trappings and ornaments of silk, and from time to time Sancho turned round to look at his ass, so well pleased to have him with him that he would not have changed places with the emperor of Germany.