Starched Sentence Examples
Great care was taken in the laundering and tying of his stiffly starched cravat.
And it would contribute toward finally dispelling the starched collars and ivory tower image better associated with Brideshead Revisited.
He wears a starched and gathered ruff developed from the shirt neck frill after about 1560.
The girl's dress has a full flounced skirt supported by numerous stiff horsehair and starched petticoats.
Classically Fulham, this place is all starched linen tablecloths, pretty outdoor courtyards and sparkly glassware.Advertisement
A rustle of starched petticoats and the whispering and laughter of girls' voices came from the adjoining room.
Sitting ramrod straight in her big, old chair, chin held high above the starched, white cartwheel of her ruff.
A starched linen napkin, folded around a wine bottle provides an elegant touch to the pouring of wine; however, the wrapped bottle can take on the look of a penguin in an overcoat if you leave the bottle on the table.
This variation on the rosebud fold stands up easily on its own, even if you don't use starched napkins.
Does it conjure up images of someone dressed in a starched white lab coat pinching your skin with calipers?Advertisement
Instead of the practical, loose-fitting garment that kept soldiers cool and gave them good range of motion, the Army had slowly tightened and stiffened the outfits, with high starched collars and fancy insignia.