• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Silkman A dealer in silks; a silk mercer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n silkman A dealer in silk fabrics; also, one employed in the manufacture of silks, or the manufacturer or director of a silk-mill.
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In literature:

Such a bill as came in this week past from a silkman in Paternoster Row!
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Sir William Blackstone was the fourth son of a silkman and citizen of London.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson