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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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Valot adds that the harshness of an individual varietal mellows out to silkiness when it's artfully blended with other wines.
A novel combination that features the silkiness of cheese - a sure hit with all ages.
"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.
This repairs damage, protects from heat styling, controls frizz and adds shine and silkiness. It makes hair easier to brush and iron, detangles and, as well as adding body, prevents split ends.
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. The cinnamon stick and vanilla -- which deliver big flavor -- are the most important ingredients next to the rice.
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.
Lancome has developed the technology further in its Absolue Sublime Regenerating Oleo-Serum that offers a new texture sensation by combining the nourishing aspects of oil with the silkiness of a serum.