sleave silk

noun

Definition of sleave silk

obsolete
: floss silk that is easily separated into filaments for embroidery

First Known Use of sleave silk

1588, in the meaning defined above

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“Sleave silk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleave%20silk. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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