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boiled shirt

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Definition of boiled shirt in English:

noun

dated
A dress shirt with a starched front.
Example sentences
  • 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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