take silk

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

In reference to the silk gowns they wear.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

take silk (third-person singular simple present takes silk, present participle taking silk, simple past took silk, past participle taken silk)

  1. (idiomatic) to be appointed as a Queen's Counsel (QC) or King's Counsel (KC)