Hit the silk

What is Hit the silk?

Hit the silk definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the soft, lustrous fiber obtained as a filament from the cocoon of the silkworm.
thread made from this fiber.
cloth made from this fiber.

a garment of this cloth.
a gown of such material worn distinctively by a King’s or Queen’s Counsel at the English bar.
silks, the blouse and peaked cap, considered together, worn by a jockey or sulky driver in a race.
Informal. a parachute, especially one opened aloft.
any fiber or filamentous matter resembling silk, as a filament produced by certain spiders, the thread of a mollusk, or the like.
the hairlike styles on an ear of corn.
British Informal. a King’s or Queen’s Counsel. any barrister of high rank.

made of silk.
resembling silk; silky.

of or relating to silk.

verb (used without object)
(of corn) to be in the course of developing silk.


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