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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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sperm became active after 2 min in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius Latreille (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (Davis 1965), 90 s in the Chinese (oak) tussah moth, Antheraea pernyi (Guerin-Meneville) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and 5-8 min in the Cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia L.
Credited for crafting soaps made with 45-percent olive oil and Tussah Silk (an ingredient sourced from the wild that gives the soap a silky slip), Soak bars are as decorative as they are effective.
FRANCOIS: Elite mattresses are made of natural padding such as organic cotton, tussah silk, wool, horsehair, and cashmere.