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  • verb Alternative spelling of dry cleaned. Simple past tense and past participle of dryclean.


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  • A suit that's not stained does NOT need to be drycleaned after each wearing, or each 5 wearings.

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  • Memo to Phil: You can only have the same suit drycleaned some 26 times before it looks faded and threadbare and falls apart, claims from cleaners that their chemicals don't harm your clothing are total lies.

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  • My husband has suits drycleaned rarely, and if he does, he hangs them on the hanger outside on the line in the fresh air, for awhile.

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  • Trains took the coal east, and brought the White House's laundry to Cumberland to be drycleaned.

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  • Rob has all the paperwork we need for the unemployment insurance, and he has collected his drycleaned suit.

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  • He has a haircut, his beard is trimmed, his suit was drycleaned, and he remembered to pack his toothbrush and deodourant.

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  • He smelled of some expensive cologne and the clean scent of drycleaned wool.

    Ryan Winston, Anne Marie 2002

  • Now that I don't need the coat in two days I can take it and get the lining repaired, and drycleaned as well.

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  • His usually crumpled suit, dark blue with a thin white stripe, had been drycleaned.

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  • I haven't had any clothes drycleaned for years (oh, I can hear some gasping, she must be dirty).

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