rough-dry


1rough–dry

verb \ˈrəf-ˈdrī\

Definition of ROUGH-DRY

transitive verb
:  to dry (laundry) without smoothing or ironing

First Known Use of ROUGH-DRY

1778

2rough–dry

adjective

Definition of ROUGH-DRY

:  being dry after laundering but not ironed or smoothed over <rough–dry clothes>

First Known Use of ROUGH-DRY

1854

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