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Make clean   /meɪk klin/   Listen
Make clean

verb
1.
Make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from.  Synonym: clean.  "The dentist cleaned my teeth"






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"Make clean" Quotes from Famous Books



... say it vill take. Oh, I know dat vord, and ven he has talked so much at last he say he vill write a paper and gif me one hundred dollar, and make me a foreman ven he shall make dem. For he says, 'It iss vat all ladies vill vant—so soft to make clean in de beautiful cabinets, and de china on de vall so as dey hang it in great houses. Vid its handle for stiffness, den de soft tail vill go eferyvere and nefer break. It iss a duster, and best of all duster too, for nothing ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880 • Various

... that his best English friend had already been dead five months. Next day, he made up his mind that he dared not return to England to face his enemies, and he wrote to tell his wife that he was off to Newfoundland, 'where I mean to make clean my ships, and revictual; for I have tobacco enough to pay for it.' But he was powerless, as he confesses, to govern his crew, and no one knows how the heartbroken old man spent the next two dreadful months. His ships slunk back piecemeal ...
— Raleigh • Edmund Gosse



Words linked to "Make clean" :   hoover, dust, hygienise, brush, scavenge, alter, change, preen, clean house, sweep, houseclean, plume, dry clean, disinfect, steam clean, vacuum, modify, pipe-clay, vacuum-clean, do the dishes, launder, wash, steam, dirty, sanitize, bream, hygienize, sanitise, wash up



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