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[air-wosh, -wawsh]
verb (used with object)
  1. to cool (a roof or the like) with a current of air.
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  1. a current of air for cooling a roof or the like.
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Origin of airwash

First recorded in 1945–50; air1 + wash
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Historical Examples

  • Why, he gave me a name for that 'airwash without having to think twice over it!

    The Tinted Venus

    F. Anstey