Definition of Starching

1. Verb. (present participle of starch) ¹



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Definition of Starching

1. starch [v] - See also: starch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starching

starbursting
starbursts
starch
starch wheat
starched
starchedly
starchedness
starcher
starchers
starches
starchier
starchiest
starchily
starchiness
starchinesses
starching (current term)
starchitect
starchitects
starchitecture
starchitectures
starchless
starchlike
starchly
starchness
starchwort
starchy
starcraft
starcrossed
stardate
stardates

Literary usage of Starching

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1. Note-book Kept by Thomas Lechford, Esq., Lawyer, in Boston, Massachusetts by Thomas Lechford, James Hammond Trumbull (1885)
"[Wm Evans Agnes Evans Richard Evans.] 2. for washing <fe starching 8* 6d reckoning 4d a weeke for 25 weekes wch was 2" 8d too much ..."

2. A Guide to Laundry-work: A Manual for Home and School by Mary Davoren Chambers (1915)
"DIAGRAMS OF FOLDING DRESS SHIRTS starching. A white dress shirt, after washing, has the bosom, cuffs, and collar or neckband dipped into medium starch. ..."

3. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1885)
"[Wm Evans Agnes Evans Richard Evans.] 2. for washing & starching 8s 6d reckoning 4d a wecke for 25 weekes wcb was 2" 8d too much ..."

4. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American by American Antiquarian Society (1885)
"[Wm Evans Agnes Evans Richard Evans.] 2. for washing & starching 8" 6d reckoning 4d a wecke for 25 weekes wch was 2" 8d too much ..."

5. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parloa (1898)
"starching. To make gum-arabic starch. Stiffening with gelatin. Boiled starch. Raw starch. Hanging clothes out to dry. Folding clothes for ironing. ..."

6. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parola (1906)
"starching. To make gum-arabic starch. Stiffening with gelatin. Boiled starch. Raw starch. Hanging clothes out to dry. Folding clothes for ironing. ..."

7. Approved Methods for Home Laundering by Mary Beals Vail (1906)
"Never return an iron to the fire without being sure that it is clean. CLEAR starching Thin Muslins, fine Handkerchiefs, and Infants' Caps and Dresses should ..."

8. An Introduction to Science by Bertha May Clark (1915)
"CHAPTER XV BLEACHING, BLUEING, starching THE beauty and the commercial value of uncolored fabrics depend upon the purity and perfection of their whiteness; ..."

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