from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of starch.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a garment which has had starch applied.
  • adj. Stiff, formal, rigid; prim and proper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Stiffened with starch.
  • adj. Stiff; precise; formal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stiffened with starch.
  • Stiffened, as with fright; stiff.
  • Stiff; precise; formal.


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