Starchness
Starchness Starch"ness, n. The quality or state of being starched or starchy[5]; stiffness of manner; preciseness.

Syn: starchedness. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • starchness — starch·ness …   English syllables

  • starchness — noun ( es) Etymology: starch (III) + ness : starchiness in conduct or manner : stiff formality …   Useful english dictionary

  • Starchedness — Starch ed*ness (st[aum]rch [e^]d*n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being starched or starchy[5]; stiffness in manners; formality. Syn: starchiness, starchness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • starchiness — starch i*ness (st[aum]rch [ e]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being starchy; stiffness in manners; formality. Syn: starchedness, starchness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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