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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overwash.


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  • Problems arise when clothes have hidden ingredients -- extra layers of "overwashed" dyes, interior linings, adhesives and the like -- that react to the chemicals.

    Tales From the Couture Dry Cleaners

  • The bed was a twin with a lumpy mattress and faded, overwashed sheets that were scratchy and thin with age.


  • His overwashed white shirt was far too big for him and was halfway untucked.


  • Everything about him was familiar, from the overwashed fabric of his T-shirt to the sharp angle of the collarbone that rested just under her chin.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • Already starting to see some roads overwashed some of these rainfall or sometimes storms these will get up into the -- into the Chesapeake much like it did during Hurricane Isabel back in 2003 because it's such a prolonged wind event, guys.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2009

  • Overview: Just because members of the largest generation in U.S. history are graying doesn't mean they should fade away like overwashed blue jeans.

    The Boomer Blog: FH BOOM DAILY DIGEST Archives

  • The low roads that come from your -- your beach houses and hotels there could easily be overwashed and would make travel extremely dangerous and not recommended.

    CNN Transcript Jul 22, 2008

  • And that could be overwashed with a Category 2 land-falling hurricane.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2008

  • You will be overwashed by gallons of UNBEARABLE CUTENESS!!!!

    spirit of the staircase

  • From about mile marker 11, 11 miles north of us, up to about mile-marker 110, there are spots all along there where the road has been overwashed by debris, seaweed, sand overwashing the road.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2005


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