Definition of boiled shirt in English:

boiled shirt

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noun

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  • A dress shirt with a starched front.
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    • Up above, men wore black clothes and boiled shirts, and women dressed in beautiful gowns.
    • The maid would bang the gong and for dinner my parents would always dress formally, my father in a boiled shirt and my mother in a evening dress.
    • He then puts on a boiled shirt and high collar under a white dinner jacket and heads to his meal, which is served at a table set with orchids and silver.

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