Clearstarch
Clearstarch Clear"starch` (kl[=e]r"st[aum]rcht`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearstarched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearstraching}.] To stiffen with starch, and then make clear by clapping with the hands; as, to clearstarch muslin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clearstarch — v. stiffen with starch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clearstarch — clear·starch …   English syllables

  • clearstarch — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb : to stiffen fabrics with clear translucent starch transitive verb : to starch (clothes) with a clear starch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clearstarched — Clearstarch Clear starch (kl[=e]r st[aum]rcht ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearstarched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearstraching}.] To stiffen with starch, and then make clear by clapping with the hands; as, to clearstarch muslin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clearstraching — Clearstarch Clear starch (kl[=e]r st[aum]rcht ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clearstarched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearstraching}.] To stiffen with starch, and then make clear by clapping with the hands; as, to clearstarch muslin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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