The second, logging in at 14 feet, washed up at Oceanside Harbor five days later.
The saddest moments come in little asides, when turfed out or washed up artists realize that time has, in fact, moved on.
Several more arrests followed before he washed up on the shores of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew last year.
One small swing for a washed up former heartthrob, one giant victory for mankind.
Lost names, forsaken beliefs…Bouvier is fascinated too by the Westerners washed up in these out-of-the-way lands.
Come, give that child to me, and you go on upstairs and get washed up.
In his intervals of waiting on the table, he washed up the dishes.
I went below and washed up, and for a time sat under the maple shade and smoked.
She just washed up on it, and one of the others pulled me out.
He went home and washed up, and then struck out again, for it was no time now to be without a job.
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.
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]