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presoak

[verb pree-sohk; noun pree-sohk] /verb priˈsoʊk; noun ˈpriˌsoʊk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to soak (laundry) in a liquid containing agents that loosen dirt, remove stains, etc., before washing.
noun
2.
a preparation in which laundry is presoaked.
3.
an act or instance of presoaking.
Origin of presoak
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; pre- + soak
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