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starch in Cleaning topic

starchstarch2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DCDHCto make cloth stiff, using starch 🔊 a starched tablecloth Grammar Starch is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
starchHis shirt was so white that it must have been starched.It advertised a character of fastidious and correct nature, some one whose collars would be uncomfortably starched.These shirts need to be starched and ironed.An older woman whose hair and dress were folded and starched leading a younger woman flushed with inexpert embarrassment.