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Verb1.stone-wash - 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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an El Monte denim washing business that employs 22 workers to dye and stone-wash jeans and other garments, had nine of its eleven industrial washers removed from service by Cal/OSHA until the proper safeguards in the belt and pulley workings on the washers are reinstalled.
Jerry Gurien owned Gurien Finishing Company which developed a process to stone-wash blue jeans and denims.
Kelly said septic tank waste was not mixed in with the material, which he and county officials described as pumice, a substance used in the stone-wash process for blue jeans.