Definitions

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  • adj. That has not been laundered.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ laundered

Examples

  • All the darky's training came into play when his master was giving a dinner: what Madeira to decant, and what to leave in its jacket of dust, with its waistcoat of a label unlaundered for half a century; the temperature of the claret; the exact angle at which the Burgundy must be tilted and when it was to be opened -- and how -- especially the "how" -- the disturbing of a single grain of sediment being a capital offence; the final brandies, particularly that old Peach Brandy hidden in Tom Coston's father's cellar during the war of 1812, and sent to that gentleman as an especial "mark of my appreciation to my dear friend and kinsman, St. George Wilmot Temple," etc., etc. -- all this Todd knew to his finger ends.

    Kennedy Square

  • It was just as well to hang the clothes out wet but unlaundered, which is what shed done.

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  • They should also avoid sharing personal items such as unlaundered towels, clothing or uniforms and razors, "the spokesman said.

    Media Newswire

  • She is always in greasy clown make-up, it is hot and she is sweaty, and she spends a lot of time pawing through or lying in piles of unlaundered costume parts.

    Review: “Clown Girl” by Monica Drake - Reading Local: Portland

  • Missy walked in carrying a basket heaped with unlaundered clothes.

    The Ex

  • Five sensory panelists sniffed the bags, with clean shirts and the unlaundered load as references.

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  • I bet 'unlaundered blue dress' means nothing to some of them.

    Hillary Spokesperson Compares Obama To...Ken Starr!

  • Or it vents the poisonous vapors off-gassed by gym shoes and unlaundered coats.

    12 – January – 2009 – The Bleat.

  • The problem is that some medical personnel wear the same unlaundered uniforms to work day after day.

    Hospital Scrubs Are a Germy, Deadly Mess

  • To tell the truth, he'd rather be home in Montana after reclaiming his father's stolen inheritance and snagging some unlaundered drug money in the process.

    Jan Herman: No Train to Glory -- James Crumley, R.I.P.

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