Definition of spun silk in English:

spun silk


  • [mass noun] A cheap material made of short-fibred and waste silk.

    • ‘Rural producers replaced the towns as the manufacturers of plain silk fabrics and the chief source of supply of raw and spun silk to international markets.’
    • ‘Out in the fields, she unbraids ‘her long golden hair, which was as fine and beautiful as spun silk.’’