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1A small chicken of a breed characterized by long soft plumage.
- ‘The chickens are fancy breeds, silkies, silver old dutch bantams, and salmon faverolles.’
- ‘They can have cochins (fluffy feet), houdins (top knots), silkies (long silky coats), or frizzles (curly feathers).’
2variant spelling of selkie
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