Definition of Deterges
1. deterge [v] - See also: deterge
Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterges
Literary usage of Deterges
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Laurence Sterne by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1864)
"The year before, one Doctor Wales wrote to a bishop who complained of the difficulty of preaching in a large church, that " tar-water very much deterges and ..."
2. The New Family Receipt-book: Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable (1819)
"It has been found by the experience of many, that drinking tar water very much deterges and opens the lungs, and thereby gives a very sensibly greater ease ..."