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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or pertaining to a fabric or garment that has been subjected to a process in order to reduce contraction when the apparel is washed or laundered after purchase..

Usage examples (14)
  • Nixon chose the latter, figuring, in Ehrlichman's words, that Moorer would from then on be a "preshrunk" admiral over whom Nixon could exert increased influence.
  • "He sure does," Nixon replied, confirming Ehrlichman's assessment that the President sought to use the Moorer-Radford affair as leverage with Moorer, his "preshrunk"...
  • Thank you!!! grovana new dooney and bourke purses murphy beds rinsed preshrunk philadelphia silver dollar zeno alarm pocket watch
  • Organza's good but if you have fusible to use up, it can be washed & preshrunk in hot water before cutting without the adhesive coming off. for more
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