bluing

noun
blu·​ing | \ ˈblü-iŋ How to pronounce bluing (audio) \
variants: or blueing

Definition of bluing

: a preparation used in laundering to counteract yellowing of white fabrics

First Known Use of bluing

1652, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bluing was in 1652

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“Bluing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bluing. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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