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English definition of “sluice sth down/out”

sluice sth down/out

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with sluice   /sluːs/ us  
to wash something with a large amount of running water: We had to sluice out the garage to get rid of the smell of petrol.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
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