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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.
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(Clothing & Fashion) (of new clothes or fabric, esp denim jeans) given a worn faded look by being subjected to the abrasive action of many small pieces of pumice
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