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  • noun Alternative spelling of dry cleaning.
  • verb Alternative spelling of dry cleaning. Present participle of dry-clean.


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  • The President of the DC-MD-VA Drycleaner's Association said that members of his caucus have experienced a huge decline in dry-cleaning demand as senators and congressmen anticipate fewer TV appearances, and lesser need to be dried and cleaned.

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  • Never have a suit that doesn't need a cleaning put therugh the rigors of dry-cleaning.

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  • First, we pared down or eliminated any nonessential services to conserve cash—no more housekeeping help, fewer restaurant meals, and, thanks to a more relaxed dress code—no more dry-cleaning bills!

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  • Plenty of people have become millionaires by owning a couple of dry-cleaning businesses – I know, my in-laws did it.

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  • It's fair to say that the scene where he got angry because his girlfriend had washed his tux in the washing machine instead of dry-cleaning it was not the most riveting sequence ever committed to celluloid.

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  • I'm going to the WorldCon for the awards, of course -- my tux is hanging in its dry-cleaning bag awaiting its annual airing.

    Boing Boing

  • DETAILS: Built as a hotel in 1928, this Art Deco-style building called the Paxton has a gym, a theater, a dry-cleaning service, a ballroom, wine storage, underground heated parking and a security staff.

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  • Called the Paxton, the building was built as a hotel in 1928 and includes a gym, a theater, a dry-cleaning service, a ballroom, wine storage, underground heated parking and a security staff.

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  • "People here are trying to help," said Robert Clark, a 48-year-old from Pennsylvania who came to Los Angeles for a dry-cleaning job that didn't pan out.

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  • She showed her credit card, two bank cards, Shoppers Drug Mart "Optimum" card, Humber River Regional Hospital Card and a recent dry-cleaning receipt from Bright Cleaners on Lawrence Ave.,

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