Definition of spun silk in US English:

spun silk


  • 1Yarn made of short-fibered and waste silk.

    1. 1.1 Fabric made from spun silk.
      • ‘Out in the fields, she unbraids ‘her long golden hair, which was as fine and beautiful as spun 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.’


spun silk

/spən silk/