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