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rough-dry

verb \ ˈrəf-ˈdrī \

Definition of rough-dry

rough-dried; rough-drying; rough-dries
: to dry (laundry) without smoothing or ironing

First Known Use of rough-dry

1778

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rough-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

1785

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