Meaning of silk throwing in English:

silk throwing

Pronunciation /ˈsɪlk ˌθrəʊɪŋ/


  • The twisting of silk fibres into raw silk, or the twisting together of two or more single threads or yarns of silk to make silk thread or yarn.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Strype (1643–1737), historian and biographer. From silk [adjective] + throwing.