dry wash


clothes, curtains, etc., washed and dried but not yet ironed.Compare wet wash.

Nearby words

  1. dry tortugas,
  2. dry up,
  3. dry valley,
  4. dry vomiting,
  5. dry wall,
  6. dry well,
  7. dry-as-dust,
  8. dry-bone ore,
  9. dry-bulb thermometer,
  10. dry-clean

Origin of dry wash

First recorded in 1870–75

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