Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which drenches or wets.
  • noun One who administers a drench to a beast.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, west or steeps.
  • noun One who administers a drench.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, drenches.

Etymologies

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drench +‎ -er

Examples

  • Back here in S'pore, we received another all-day drencher this past Tuesday, although conditions weren't quite as bad as last week.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Back here in S'pore, we received another all-day drencher this past Tuesday, although conditions weren't quite as bad as last week.

    Shards

  • 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.

    Cargo of Eagles

  • 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.

    Cargo of Eagles

  • Mr. Mabie said that when it did come we'd likely get a drencher.

    The Outdoor Chums After Big Game Or, Perilous Adventures in the Wilderness

  • 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.

    The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories

  • 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.

    The Angel of Terror

  • 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.

    Foe-Farrell

  • 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.

    For Fortune and Glory A Story of the Soudan War

  • 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.'

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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