Definitions

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  • adj. Not starched.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ starched

Examples

  • On his way back along the Broom Road, under the lighted lamps that marked the entrance to the palace grounds, Grief encountered a short, rotund gentleman, in unstarched ducks, smooth-shaven and of florid complexion, who was just emerging.

    The Feathers of the Sun

  • ON HIS way back along the Broom Road, under the lighted lamps that marked the entrance to the palace grounds, Grief encountered a short, rotund gentleman of florid complexion, in unstarched ducks, who was just emerging.

    The Feathers of the Sun

  • This task consisted of ironing all the unstarched portions of the shirts.

    Chapter 17

  • The captain and mate were in thin undershirts and unstarched duck pants, while the supercargo still held in his hands the undershirt he was reluctant to put on.

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

  • A refreshingly unstarched 63, Ms. von Furstenberg, with her memoirs, her bustling civic involvement, her mysterious marriage to mogul Barry Diller, appears to be at the peak of her game.

    She's Mayoress of Tent City!

  • Like the butlers of yesteryear, these major-domos are apt to look upon an unstarched collar with a somewhat jaundiced eye.

    Return Of The Hotel Butler

  • He walked out of the bathroom in a soft, unstarched dhoti and kurta, feeling something within him unfurl at last.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Ugly in his unstarched white necktie and vulgar buckled shoes and greasy complexion, he knows nothing of the lies and threads of deceit that have led to this patch of ground in the eighteenth arrondissement, on the northern outskirts of Paris.

    'Sepulchre'

  • In the morning, she will come down with a little dress of unbleached, unstarched, smoothly ironed muslin.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Ugly in his unstarched white necktie and vulgar buckled shoes and greasy complexion, he knows nothing of the lies and threads of deceit that have led to this patch of ground in the 18th arrondissement, on the northern outskirts of Paris.

    Sepulchre

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  • stiffless

    January 27, 2017

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    January 27, 2017

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    January 27, 2017