Origin of sluice
OTHER WORDS FROM sluicesluicelike, adjectiveun·der·sluice, nounun·sluiced, adjective
How to use sluice in a sentence
Having made the canvas ship-shape, Jim settled the next pressing question by seizing an empty tin and sluicing the fore part.The Pillar of Light|Louis Tracy
They have visions of mill-ponds, with beautiful little cascades sluicing into them over dams.
When darkness fell, huge fires were lighted on the banks and the sluicing continued.
He came to with water sluicing his face and a hat fanning air into his lungs.
When I entered a man in his shirt-sleeves was bending over one of the basins and sluicing himself with many splashes.The Air Pirate|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull