Definition of Deterges

1. deterge [v] - See also: deterge



Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterges

detenu
detenue
detenues
detenus
deter
deterge
deterged
detergence
detergencies
detergency
detergent
detergent builder
detergents
deterger
detergers
deterges (current term)
deterging
deteriorate
deteriorated
deteriorates
deteriorating
deterioratingly
deterioration
deteriorationism
deteriorationist
deteriorationists
deteriorations
deteriorative
deteriority
determent

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 ..."

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