Suede vs Silk - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between suede and silk

is that suede is suede (type of leather) while silk is (uncountable) a fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider).

As verbs the difference between suede and silk

is that suede is while silk is to remove the silk from (corn).

As an adjective silk is

made of.

suede

English

(wikipedia suede)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A type of soft leather, made from calfskin, with a brushed texture to resemble fabric, often used to make boots, clothing and fashion accessories.
  • * '>citation
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Made of suede
  • Derived terms

    * suede brush * suedehead * suede shoe

    silk

    English

    (wikipedia silk)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (uncountable) A fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider).
  • The silk thread was barely visible.
  • (uncountable) A fine, soft cloth woven from silk fibers.
  • I had a small square of silk , but it wasn't enough to make what I wanted.
  • That which resembles silk, such as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize.
  • The gown worn by a Senior (i.e. Queen's/King's) Counsel.
  • (colloquial) A Senior (i.e. Queen's/King's) Counsel.
  • Derived terms

    * make a silk purse of a sow's ear * silken * silky * silkweaver * silkweaving * silkworm * smooth as silk * take silk

    See also

    * sericin

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Made of .
  • *
  • *:It was flood-tide along Fifth Avenue; motor, brougham, and victoria swept by on the glittering current; pretty women glanced out from limousine and tonneau; young men of his own type, silk -hatted, frock-coated, the crooks of their walking sticks tucked up under their left arms, passed on the Park side.
  • Looking like silk, silken.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=2 citation , passage=Now that she had rested and had fed from the luncheon tray Mrs. Broome had just removed, she had reverted to her normal gaiety.  She looked cool in a grey tailored cotton dress with a terracotta scarf and shoes and her hair a black silk helmet.}}

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To remove the silk from (corn).
  • * 2013 , Lynetra T. Griffin, From Whence We Came (page 17)
  • While we shucked and silked the corn, we talked, sang old nursery rhymes

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