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- n. One who, or that which, drenches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, west or steeps.
- n. One who administers a drench.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which drenches or wets.
- n. One who administers a drench to a beast.
Back here in S'pore, we received another all-day drencher this past Tuesday, although conditions weren't quite as bad as last week.
The weather broke and there was a sudden sharp storm, the sort of summer drencher which ends a great heat, accompanied by a good deal of thunder.
Mr. Mabie said that when it did come we'd likely get a drencher.
A thunderstorm went by to the north and flicked its wing over the island, and in the night there came a drencher and a howling wind slap over us.
Well, the race was run that year in a thunderstorm -- a drencher; and if Foe was right, I guess that finished Gouvernant, who never looked like a winner.
Certain things were clear to her now; the unknown drencher of beds, the stranger who had appeared from nowhere and had left her father senseless, were no longer mysteries.
Their sleep was disturbed by showers of rain, which interfered with all but the very sound, and even these were fairly roused at last by a regular drencher, the water coming down tropical fashion, in bucketfuls.
Now and then he cast a weather-eye on the heavens, and was soon confirmed in an opinion he had repeatedly ejaculated, that 'the first night's camping would be a drencher.'
However, you did right in stopping -- I'll own -- a piece of folly, and shutting the mouths of those two; though it caused me to come in for a regular drencher.
It is going to be a drencher, and it is of no use our getting wet through to begin with.
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