tie silk


: a silk fabric of firm resilient pliable texture used for neckties and for blouses and accessories

Examples of tie silk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She’s been known to wear everything from a sheer fishnet bodysuit to a black-tie silk gown. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, 16 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tie silk was circa 1915

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“Tie silk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20silk. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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