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b looh ing

  • n  used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  • n  a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
  • v  turn blue

  • If bluing is used a bluish tinge appears on the white covering.
  • To brighten, if not lighten, their washday loads, they buy more than $1 billion a year worth of bleaches and bluing agents, starches and softeners, disinfectants and detergents.
  • As white-haired women usually do, she requested the coiffeur to put a little bluing in the rinse water.
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  • RTS for 8/17
    MADE IN BRADFORD: Wright Scroxton’s New Method Manufacturiing produced household gadgets, gun bluing and catalytic cigar and cigarette lighters from the late 1920s into the 1960s and early ’70s.
    Aug. 17, 2013 - The Bradford Era

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