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silk

a name for the gown worn by Queen's (or King's) Counsel (see BARRISTER), hence to take silk, to become such a counsel.
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There is an element of silkiness there, perhaps from the oats," noted homebrewer Andy Tipler.
One hears the thinking behind his compositions: the silkiness set against shrillness; sincere strings that knock into suave saxophones.
PolyOne displayed samples molded from five different TPEs that have silkiness, grippy feel, and even soft-as-skin qualities.
Made of polyester chenille for softness and silkiness, the collection will initially offer contemporary designs, such as geometries, chevrons, solids and shags.
It features an advanced formula with pro-vitamins that repair and rejuvenate hair and imparts seven benefits of youthful hair including: hydration, strength against damage, damage repair, silkiness, radiant shine, frizz control and split ends protection.
This already streamlined game now has the finesse of an Eric Cantona chip and the silkiness of a Thierry Henry finish.
The whole milk -- replacing the more traditional (and more caloric) heavy cream -- does a great job of delivering the desired silkiness.
Nose of cherries and strawberries: very refined and elegant mouthf eel with notes of bright red fruits; smooth and delicate but with enough body to balance the silkiness.
Even his dips come with a twist from the norm with a bowl of boiled kolokasi salad topped with a special taramas mayonnaise; his hummus is a rich tan expression of silkiness with just a dash of smoked paprika and bitter orange juice having been added to the traditional mix of ingredients.
It's amazing on dry, heat abused hair, adding a gloss and silkiness, without making it heavy or greasy.
The Dove Pure Care Dry Oil collection, meanwhile, is designed to provide hair with nourishment and silkiness without weighing it down.