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- verb To use the
boil washprogramme on a washing machine
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Buy a white one and boil-wash some cheap, new, black socks with it.
When he tried to justify this ecological hate crime by citing an admittedly dubious 2005 report - which claimed that reusable nappies were no better for the environment, assuming you boil-wash and tumble-dry them - the Mumsnetters charged, and brought him down.
Mum said not to worry, she’d boil-wash the sheets and they’d be as good as new.