Definition of Delouser

1. one that gets rid of lice [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delouser

delomorphous
deloo
delope
deloped
delopes
deloping
delorazepam
deloryite
delos
deloul
delouls
delouse
deloused
delouser (current term)
delousers
delouses
delousing
delph
delphi technique
delphian node
delphically
delphin
delphine
delphinia
delphinic
delphinidin
delphinidins
delphinine

Literary usage of Delouser

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1. Heaven, Hell, Or Hoboken by Ray Neil Johnson (1919)
"The delouser presumably killed the cooties, but we found out quickly enough that it only got ... He swore it was a damned cootie incubator—not a delouser. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1919)
"To set up this portable bather and delouser it is ... The English variation from this bathing establishment lay, as a rule, in the delouser itself. ..."

3. With the Doughboy in France: A Few Chapters of an American Effort by Edward Hungerford (1920)
"The delouser, as the army quickly came to know the sterilizing plant, ... The delouser, with a capacity of fifty suits a day, could almost keep pace with ..."

4. The Three Hundred and First Engineers: A History, 1917-1919 by 301st Engineer Regiment, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Army, United States (1920)
"The need of a delouser was so urgent that work was started on December 22, since there were no facilities for cleanliness on the march, and the billets in ..."

5. History of the 353rd Infantry Regiment, 89th Division, National Army by Charles Franklin Dienst (1921)
"As soon as the 353rd Infantry arrived in the area of occupation. a delouser was put into operation and kept busy until the day of departure as an initial ..."

6. The American Negro Soldier with the Red Hand of France by Monroe Mason, Arthur Franklin Furr (1920)
"these tents eight days and were sent to the delouser again, as some lice had been found during one of the inspections. These inspections were held several ..."

7. History of Company "E," 303d Engineers of the 78th Division, 1917-1919 by Robert L. Wheeler (1919)
"Seated on a bench opposite a door which gives entrance to the delouser, ... A truck rolls out of the delouser's maw and on it you dispose your belongings ..."

8. Chronological History of the 364th Field Hospital Company by Alvin Otto Binswanger, Harlan C. Bristow (1921)
"Then three at a time, right down the roster, the men were drawn and their clothing and blankets put through the delouser while they took their bath. ..."

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