Definition of Deterging
1. deterge [v] - See also: deterge
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deterging
Literary usage of Deterging
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1809)
"... these waters, by their attenuating and deterging qualities, pervade every part of the system, and bid fair to prove efficacious remedies. ..."
2. Every Man His Own Farrier, Or, The Whole Art of Farriery Laid Open by Francis Clater (1786)
"It is excellent for cleaning an.4 deterging ulcers, ... a.nd deterging old ulcers, in different parts of the body, ..."
3. An Introduction to the Water-cure: A Concise Exposition of the Human by Thomas Low Nichols (1855)
"We know that the lungs constitute a very large deterging or cleansing organ. ... The lungs then, being a great deterging or cleansing organ, ..."