roughdry

rough-dry

[ruhf-drahy]
verb (used with object), rough-dried, rough-drying.
1.
to dry (laundry) after washing, without smoothing, ironing, etc.
adjective
2.
(of laundered clothes, sheets, etc.) dried but not ironed.
Also, roughdry.


Origin:
1830–40

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rough-dry
 
adj
1.  (of clothes or linen) dried ready for pressing
 
vb , -dries, -drying, -dried
2.  (tr) to dry (clothes or linen) without smoothing or pressing

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