Definitions

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  • v. wash with water

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She untied the mouth and ran out into my hand as pretty a stream of gold as I have ever seen – coarse gold, placer gold, some large dust, but mostly nuggets, and it was so fresh and rough that it scarcely showed signs of water-wash.

    The Night-Born

  • It turned out to be the banks of what was once a fresh-water lake; the water-wash is quite distinct.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • She untied the mouth and ran out into my hand as pretty a stream of gold as I have ever seen -- coarse gold, placer gold, some large dust, but mostly nuggets, and it was so fresh and rough that it scarcely showed signs of water-wash.

    The Night Born

  • She untied the mouth and ran out into my hand as pretty a stream of gold as I have ever seen — coarse gold, placer gold, some large dust, but mostly nuggets; and it was so fresh and rough that it scarely showed signs of water-wash.

    The Night-Born

  • Lewatit GF 202 is capable of producing biodiesel qualities compliant with the European standard EN 14214 without having to utilize a costly water-wash or once-use filtration aids.

    India Press Release

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