tie silk
noun Date: circa 1915 a silk fabric of firm resilient pliable texture used for neckties and for blouses and accessories

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tie — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 worn around the neck with a shirt ADJECTIVE ▪ undone ▪ His tie was undone. ▪ loose ▪ askew ▪ His tie was askew and his hair unc …   Collocations dictionary

  • tie — tie1 [ taı ] (present participle ty|ing) verb *** 1. ) transitive to fasten two ends of a piece of string, rope, etc. together with a knot: Sally bent down to tie her shoelaces. We re teaching him how to tie a necktie. a ) transitive to fasten… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tie — I UK [taɪ] / US verb Word forms tie : present tense I/you/we/they tie he/she/it ties present participle tying past tense tied past participle tied *** 1) [transitive] to make a knot with two ends of a piece of string, rope etc Sally bent down to… …   English dictionary

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