Silken vs Milken - What's the difference?

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In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between silken and milken

is that silken is (obsolete) dressed in silk while milken is (obsolete) consisting of milk.

As adjectives the difference between silken and milken

is that silken is made of silk while milken is (obsolete) consisting of milk.

As a verb silken

is to render silken or silklike.

silken

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Made of silk.
  • a silken veil
  • Having a smooth, soft, or light texture, like that of silk; suggestive of silk.
  • * 1994 , , ch. 2:
  • He heard the silken rustle of a dressing-gown being drawn on.
  • Smoothly uttered; flowing, subtle, or convincing in presentation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Silken terms precise.
  • (obsolete) Dressed in silk.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A silken wanton.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To render silken or silklike.
  • (Dyer)

    milken

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Consisting of milk.
  • (Webster 1913)