clear|starch


clear|starch
clear|starch «KLIHR STAHRCH», verb, noun.
–v.t., v.i.
to stiffen with clearstarch.
–n.
a starch, for stiffening clothes, that has been boiled until it is clear.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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