from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flavored, usually antiseptic solution used for cleaning the mouth and freshening the breath.
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- n. A liquid used to clean one's mouth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
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Case in point: SALT LAKE CITY - A transient was arrested for the 452nd time this week after allegedly trying to steal a bottle of mouthwash from a drug store.
This of course does not affect everyone, but seems to be something to keep in mind that your mouthwash might be the one that allows your coffee to stain your teeth. —
Health Canada is recalling a mouthwash sold at Dollarama stories across Canada after testing showed it includes a dangerous bacteria.
Almost without exception, the athletes give lovely interviews, acting as a kind of mouthwash after 10 minutes with Kyle.
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In the States, there's a new mouthwash which is for tooth sensitvity.
This may be an area where no "mouthwash" is needed.
It was described to me as the "mouthwash" approach - a change in each area to eliminate the bad taste of the past.
Does it matter what kind of mouthwash you use, specifically?
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