• WordNet 3.6
    • n washables garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
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In literature:

In the summer a woman may with propriety wear simple frocks of gingham, chambray, linen, and other washable materials.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
To be washable as well as durable is also a great point in favour of cotton textiles.
"Principles of Home Decoration" by Candace Wheeler
If there is room in the dressing-room, there should be a sofa with a slip cover of some washable fabric that can be taken off when necessary.
"The House in Good Taste" by Elsie de Wolfe
Washable cotton rugs are best to use for this purpose.
"Furnishing the Home of Good Taste" by Lucy Abbot Throop
Whatever the material, it must, of course, be washable and kept immaculate.
"The Complete Home" by Various
The gloves should be soft and washable.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
Another could proclaim to the world a new washable distemper.
"A Dweller in Mesopotamia" by Donald Maxwell
She accumulated a collection of house-frocks; printed cotton washables differing somewhat in color and cut but functionally identical.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
That cold rain water and soap will remove machine grease from washable fabrics.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
A suitable washable lining and outside drape present a neat as well as sanitary appearance.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler

In news:

Marci Seither/Colfax Record?I try to use washable containers when I pack lunches instead of plastic baggies that get thrown away.
Washable , waterproof, and spill-proof.
The manufacturing procedure is environmentally-friendly and the resulting clothes for Domaske's Mademoiselle Chi-Chi line are even machine-washable.
In conjunction with the new hangers , Crystal also utilizes washable garment bags for laundry distribution.
It is also machine washable.
Things like keyboards , mice and even smartphones and tablet devices should be washable.
With an easy-to-clean and hard-to-kill design, the Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 is one of the better keyboards we've seen for less than $50.
Logitech's Washable Keyboard Ends Spill Nightmares.
Logitech K310 washable USB keyboard.
The reusable microfiber pad is machine washable and can be used up to 100 times.
Play-Doh, washable markers, books, and clothes - for her granddaughter in Portland.
The clothes are machine washable, but don't put them in the dryer.
No need to panic if someone spills red wine on your crisp white shirt, tablecloth, or other washable fabric.
Mountain Professional Reusable Seat Covers, No MTN5315, cover the front seat, foot well and doorsill, are made from durable nylon fabric and are machine washable.
Works on almost all washable surfaces.