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stone·wash

 (stōn′wôsh′)
tr.v. stone·washed, stone·wash·ing, stone·wash·es
To wash (garments or material, usually denim) in large industrial machines with pumice pebbles to soften and abrade the material by friction.

stonewash

(ˈstəʊnˌwɒʃ)
vb (tr)
(Clothing & Fashion) to wash (material, clothes, etc) with pumice stones to give a worn appearance

stone•wash

(ˈstoʊnˌwɒʃ, -ˌwɔʃ)

v.t.
to wash (cloth) with pebbles or stones so as to give the appearance of wear.
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Verb1.stonewash - wash with stones to achieve a worn appearance; "stonewash blue jeans"
launder, wash - cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"
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Will they make Rosie Kane share the machine she stonewashes her jeans in?