Definition of Starched

1. a. Stiffened with starch.



Definition of Starched

1. Verb. (past of starch) ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a garment which has had starch applied. ¹

3. Adjective. Stiff, formal, rigid; prim and proper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Starched

1. starch [v] - See also: starch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starched

staragens
starboard
starboarded
starboarding
starboards
starbowline
starbowlines
starburst
starburst galaxies
starburst galaxy
starbursted
starbursting
starbursts
starch
starch wheat
starched (current term)
starchedly
starchedness
starcher
starchers
starches
starchier
starchiest
starchily
starchiness
starchinesses
starching
starchitect
starchitects
starchitecture

Literary usage of Starched

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1854)
"The fracture was at ouce put up in the starched apparatus, with a temporary ... Resolved to give the starched bandage a fair trial, I re-applied a new one, ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1855)
"The starched Apparatus in ... In fracture of the femur, the long splint is always kept on for a month prior to applying the starched apparatus, ..."

3. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
"A high, stiffly-starched standing collar and a pipe were also part of his costume. To and fro he went humming, " Je sais attacher les rubans, ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"... or in the tint which is manifested in the portions of the size deposited in certain portions of that surface ; thus, papers with starched pulp generally ..."

5. The Way of Saint James by Georgiana Goddard King (1920)
"... the starched little girls and the bigger girls in white cotton gloves. They were not so old, those vestments, nor embroidered, nor excessively rich, ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"... or in the tint which is manifested in the portions of the size deposited in certain portions of that surface ; thus, papers with starched pulp generally ..."

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