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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.’’
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