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damp-dry

[damp-drahy, -drahy]
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verb (used without object), damp-dried, damp-dry·ing.
  1. (of laundry) to dry partially so that some moisture remains, as for ease in ironing.
verb (used with object), damp-dried, damp-dry·ing.
  1. to cause (laundry) to damp-dry.
adjective
  1. of or relating to laundry so dried.

Origin of damp-dry

First recorded in 1955–60
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