This red earth lay also in heaps under lateral crevices, through which it seemed to have been washed down from above.
Jerked beef and hardtack, washed down with coffee, was their fare.
A large log, washed down from the mountains by some flood, lay on the bank.
The chain was not tied to the brush; it had just caught24 there, so it must have been washed down.
We made an excellent supper, which we washed down so well that at last the gaiety which had been simulated ended by being real.
When we saw you washed down, we were afraid that you were lost.
The ammunition and powder were all on board and stowed away, the ship was washed down, and the men piped to dinner by eight bells.
The meal was soon finished, and was washed down with some wine and water.
They are then fit for table, and are to be washed down with moderate quantities of good white wine or claret.
It was a "Well" of bitter acquiescence, and washed down with bitter tears.
Old English wascan, wæscan, from Proto-Germanic *watskanan (cf. Old Norse vaska, Middle Dutch wasscen, Dutch wassen, German waschen), from stem *wat-, the source of water. Related: Washed; washing. Used mainly of clothes in Old English (the principal verb for washing the body, dishes, etc. being þwean). Washed-out "faded" is from 1837. Washed up is 1923 theater slang, from notion of washing up at the end of a job.
late Old English wæsc "act of washing" (see wash (v.)). Meaning "clothes set aside to be washed" is attested from 1789; meaning "thin coat of paint" is recorded from 1690s; sense of "land alternately covered and exposed by the sea" is recorded from mid-15c.
v. washed, wash·ing, wash·es
To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing.
To make moist or wet.
The act or process of cleansing or washing.
A solution used to cleanse or bathe a part.
A situation or place where there is fighting or crime, such as a rough neighborhood: the war zone of Bridgeport