from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. White fabrics, usually of cotton or linen.
- n.pl. Household merchandise, as bed sheets and curtains, formerly made from white fabrics, but now often colored.
- n.pl. Large household appliances, as ovens and refrigerators, formerly finished with white enamel, but now often colored.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Domestic textiles, such as tablecloths, bedding, towels, etc. that were traditionally white in color.
- n. The large household appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, washing machines and driers as a group.
- n. Colorless spirits, such as gin and vodka.
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- n. large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
- n. drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
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