Meaning of silkie in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsɪlki/

nounplural noun silkies

  • 1A small chicken of a breed characterized by long soft plumage.

    ‘The chickens are fancy breeds, silkies, silver old dutch bantams, and salmon faverolles.’
    • ‘They can have cochins (fluffy feet), houdins (top knots), silkies (long silky coats), or frizzles (curly feathers).’
  • 2

    variant spelling of selkie