from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring from concealment; disclose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. (New Zealand) a whitewash victory for any New Zealand national sporting team (also known as a blackout)
- n. (cricket) a whitewash victory for the West Indies cricket team
- n. A lotion made by mixing calomel and limewater.
- n. public campaigns and advertising funded by the coal industry to draw attention away from environmentally unsustainable practices or to justify exclusion from carbon taxes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lotion made by mixing calomel and lime water.
- n. A wash that blackens, as opposed to
whitewash; hence, figuratively, calumny.
- v. same as defame.
- v. to color with blackwash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lotion composed of calomel and lime-water.
- n. Any wash that blackens.
- n. In molding, a clay wash to which powdered charcoal has been added. See blacking, 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. color with blackwash
- v. bring (information) out of concealment
- n. an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
- n. a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
- n. a wash that colors a surface black
black + (white)wash.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
black + wash (Wiktionary)