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Rinse   Listen
verb
Rinse  v. t.  (past & past part. rinsed; pres. part. rinsing)  
1.
To wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated application of water after washing.
2.
To cleancse by the introduction of water; applied especially to hollow vessels; as, to rinse a bottle. "Like a glass did break i' the rinsing."






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"Rinse" Quotes from Famous Books



... the pocket, which was just deep enough to allow his head and shoulders to project from the top. Therefore he was able to see all that was going on while the lady was at work. He watched her wash and rinse the clothes, and was greatly interested in the operation, as it was all ...
— The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People • L. Frank Baum

... daughter, whose beauty, however, grew daily greater. At length she took a cauldron, set it on the fire, and boiled yarn in it. When it was boiled, she flung it on the poor girl's shoulder, and gave her an axe in order that she might go on the frozen river, cut a hole in the ice, and rinse the yarn. She was obedient, went thither and cut a hole in the ice; and while she was in the midst of her cutting, a splendid carriage came driving up, in which sat the King. The carriage stopped, and the King asked,"My child, who are thou, ...
— Household Tales by Brothers Grimm • Grimm Brothers

... gums, to which some persons are subject, may sometimes be met by the use of salt and water, but it is well to rinse the mouth frequently with water with a few drops of tincture of myrrh ...
— Our Deportment - Or the Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Most Refined Society • John H. Young

... swab. cover, drugget^. wash, lotion, detergent, cathartic, purgative; purifier &c v.; disinfectant; aperient^; benzene, benzine benzol, benolin^; bleaching powder, chloride of lime, dentifrice, deobstruent^, laxative. V. be clean, render clean &c adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify^, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up. wash, lave, launder, buck; absterge^, deterge^; decrassify^; clear, purify; depurate^, despumate^, defecate; purge, expurgate, elutriate [Chem], lixiviate^, edulcorate^, clarify, refine, rack; filter, filtrate; drain, strain. ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... retorted Lars. "You go home and rinse your mouth with a mixture or something, and see if you can talk ...
— Wanderers • Knut Hamsun

... I tell you, I'll go myself. You go and take the clothes to the river to rinse. Else you'll not have finished ...
— Redemption and Two Other Plays • Leo Tolstoy et al

... the gentlemen retired to exchange their spurred top-boots for white silk stockings and silken pumps, and to arrange their hair or stick a patch here and there, and rinse their hands in rose-water to cleanse ...
— The Maid-At-Arms • Robert W. Chambers

... it up. It also helps to make sure that the stomach is empty of any fluid for one hour prior to the colonic. Resume drinking after the colonic sessions is completed. If you are one of these rare people who 'toss their bile', just keep a plastic bucket handy and some water to rinse out the mouth after, and carry ...
— How and When to Be Your Own Doctor • Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon

... and swarms of people ascending and descending the broad flights of steps. How intensely eager do these dusky believers in the efficacy of "Mother Ganga" as a purifier of sin dip themselves beneath the yellow water, rinse out their mouths, scrape their tongues, nib, duck, splash, and disport; they fairly revel in the sacred water; happy, thrice happy they look, as well indeed they might, for now are they certain of future happiness. What the "fountain ...
— Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II. - From Teheran To Yokohama • Thomas Stevens

... land lay the farm of Jacob Hood, and Mrs. Hood always teased me because Laddie had gone racing after her when I was born. She was in the middle of Monday's washing, and the bluing settled in the rinse water and stained her white clothes in streaks it took months to bleach out. I always liked Sarah Hood for coming and dressing me, though, because our Sally, who was big enough to have done it, was upstairs ...
— Laddie • Gene Stratton Porter

... the Isle St. Francis, which I call Petrel Bay, affords excellent shelter for two or three ships; but no fresh water, not even to rinse our mouths, could be found at this time; and a few scattered bushes were the nearest approach to wood upon the island. Petrels, penguins, and a few hair seals may be procured, and probably some geese ...
— A Voyage to Terra Australis • Matthew Flinders

... any milk from the teats; wash them and the udder thoroughly with warm soapsuds; rinse off with well-boiled and cooled water, and apply to the teats, and especially to their tips, a 5 per cent solution of carbolic acid or lysol, taking care that the teats are not allowed to touch any other body from the time they are cleansed ...
— Special Report on Diseases of Cattle • U.S. Department of Agriculture

... Strain the oyster liquor, rinse the bits of shells off the oysters, then turn the liquor back on to the oysters, and put them in a stew pan—set them where they will boil up, then turn them on to buttered toast—salt, pepper, and butter them to your taste. Some cooks add a little walnut catsup, or vinegar. The oysters should ...
— The American Housewife • Anonymous

... Edward, "I give him a bath in lukewarm water and with Castile soap. I rinse the soap off with clear water, rub him dry, and let him have a good scamper in the fields. I comb and brush him thoroughly every day. That makes his coat clean and glossy. Once when he had fleas I washed him with carbolic soap, and then took him ...
— Friends and Helpers • Sarah J. Eddy



Words linked to "Rinse" :   serve, remotion, elute, lave, wash away, rinsing, rinse off, washing, purge, hair dye, removal



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