Origin of cleanser
Related Words for cleanserdetergent, deodorant, purifier, soap, abrasive, cathartic, suds, polish, antiseptic, purgative, lather, fumigant, scourer, abstergent
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Historical Examples of cleanser
The mrǵras, or cleanser of the night, the white cat, is the moon.Zoological Mythology (Volume II)
Angelo de Gubernatis
The temples grow tawdry and foul and must be cleansed, and, let me remind you, the cleanser has always come out of the desert.'Prester John
Bahuchet hastily made a bundle of the doublet and breeches, took it under his arm, and started for the cleanser's.The Bath Keepers, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume VIII)
Charles Paul de Kock
This will completely absorb any of the cleanser which may have permeated the rubber, and thus minimise any injurious effect.
After the superfluous turpentine or other cleanser has been wiped off, dust over the blanket with French chalk.
- a cleansing agent, such as a detergent
Word Origin and History for cleanser
1520s, "a purgative;" 1560s, "one who cleans," agent noun from cleanse (v.). Meaning "thing that cleanses" is from late 14c. Old English had clænsere "priest."