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cleanout

[kleen-out]
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noun
  1. an act of cleaning out.
  2. an opening or passage giving access to a place that requires occasional cleaning, as a soil pipe.
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Origin of cleanout

1885–90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase clean out
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Historical Examples

  • Traps should be provided with cleanout screw openings, caps, etc., to facilitate cleaning.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)

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