dry-clean


dry–clean

verb \ˈdrī-ˌklēn\

: to clean (clothing, curtains, etc.) by using special chemicals instead of water

Full Definition of DRY-CLEAN

transitive verb
:  to subject to dry cleaning
intransitive verb
:  to undergo dry cleaning
dry–clean·able \-ˈklē-nə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of DRY-CLEAN

1817

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