adjective Date: before 12th century 1. made of silver 2. resembling or characteristic of silver ; silvery

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  • Silvern — Sil vern, a. [AS. seolfern, sylfren.] Made of silver. [Archaic.] Wyclif (Acts xix. 24). [1913 Webster] Speech is silvern; silence is golden. Old Proverb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silvern — [sil′vərn] adj. [ME silveren < OE seolfren: see SILVER & EN] Archaic of or like silver …   English World dictionary

  • silvern — /sil veuhrn/, adj. Archaic. made of or like silver. [bef. 900; ME silver(e)n, selvern, OE seolfren, seolfern. See SILVER, EN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • silvern — adjective /ˈsɪlvɜːn/ Made of silver …   Wiktionary

  • silvern — adj. made of silver; resembling silver; suggestive of silver; silvery; with the white shiny luster of silver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silvern — [ sɪlv(ə)n] adjective archaic made of or coloured silver. Origin OE seolfren, silfren (see silver, n1) …   English new terms dictionary

  • silvern — sil·vern …   English syllables

  • silvern — sil•vern [[t]ˈsɪl vərn[/t]] adj. archaic made of or like silver • Etymology: bef. 900 …   From formal English to slang

  • silvern — /ˈsɪlvən/ (say silvuhn) adjective Poetic of or like silver …   Australian English dictionary

  • silvern — adj. archaic or poet. = SILVER adj. Etymology: OE seolfren, silfren (as SILVER) …   Useful english dictionary

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