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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of making clean.
  • noun The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.
  • noun In forestry, a thinning made in a stand which has not reached the small-pole stage. Its main object is to remove trees of undesirable form and species. See thinning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of making clean.
  • noun The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of clean.
  • noun A situation in which something is cleaned
  • noun The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of making something clean

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