boiled shirt


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boiled shirt

n
informal a dress shirt with a stiff front
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boiled shirt

n (inf)weißes Hemd
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A foxlike figure, Perez squirms his way deep into Morel at all phases of his career, from cloth-capped punk to has-been blowhard in a boiled shirt.
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