“In the West, you take a couple Valium, you get taken to the ER and washed out, and you go home,” Phillips told The Daily Beast.
washed out campaign posters of President Mohammed Morsi still hang on run-down buildings around the Sharqeyya governorate.
In addition to all the debris that washed out, that takes a pretty big toll on the fish.
My third roommate (the first two washed out) was a soft-looking Mexican American who seemed to be failing everything.
Ernest looked up at Roger and the sullen look which even his tears had not washed out lifted a little.
Does this indicate that the soluble salts have been washed out?
First he washed out the stationary tub with soap, and brush, and scalding water.
Then it rained hard, and they were all but washed out of the huts.
Klaus Heinrich watched her as she washed out the tea-pot with hot water and put the tea in with a silver spoon.
But, as was afterwards ascertained, some of them were washed out, and all of them were afloat.
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.
Extremely tired; exhausted: washed out from all this work
To prove acceptable; bear testing •Usually in the negative: Well, it just won't wash/ The stereotype of gay males as child molesters just doesn't wash any more/ That washes. I'll buy it (1849+)
[verb sense said to be fr a defective printed calico that could not be washed; third noun sense perhaps fr the notion that equal opposing elements wash each other out or away, or wipe the slate clean]