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- v. To cleanse, as open drains which are entered by the tide, by stirring up the sediment when the tide ebbs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cleanse, as open drains which are entered by the tide, by stirring up the sediment when the tide ebbs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of plunge.
- To cleanse, as open sewers, by stirring up the mud with a pole as the tide in a tidal river is on the ebb. Plonging is distinguished from flushing, the method used for covered sewers.
- n. Milit., the superior slope of a parapet.
- n. The course of a bomb from its greatest altitude to the point of fall; the descending branch of its trajectory.
See plunge. (Wiktionary)