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spring-clean

[ spring-kleen ]
/ ˈsprɪŋˈklin /
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verb (used with object)
to subject (a place) to a spring-cleaning.
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Origin of spring-clean

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for spring-clean

spring-clean

verb
to clean (a house) thoroughly: traditionally at the end of the winter
noun
an instance of spring-cleaning

Derived forms of spring-clean

spring-cleaning, noun
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