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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 silk·en /ˈsɪlkən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Silk·en a.
 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; as, silken cloth; a silken veil.
 2. Fig.: Soft; delicate; tender; smooth; as, silken language. Silken terms precise.”
 3. Dressed in silk. “A . . . silken wanton.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Silk·en, v. t. To render silken or silklike.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair";
            "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken
            eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick
            seals and otters" [syn: glossy, satiny, sleek, silky,
             silklike, slick]