Definition of Rainwashed
1. rainwash [v] - See also: rainwash
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Literary usage of Rainwashed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poet Lore (1921)
"The grass and rainwashed flowers Breathe out a perfume passing rare. But in the garden strewn with petals of the rose All fallen,—Ah, Death has entered ..."
2. Essays in Miniature by Agnes Repplier (1892)
"the memory of whose rainwashed, desolate streets blots out from his mind all the beauty and the splendor of Oxford. And—to descend from serious to frivolous ..."
3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1898)
"Every rocky bank, every steep hillside, every overhanging bluff, every sandhill, every clay-covered ridge, every rainwashed gully should be kept sacredly ..."
4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1904)
"The trench is not new but has been cleared out within the last year or two, and the rainwashed heaps of greensand, though very limited in extent, ..."
5. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"Clay Pinnacles, rainwashed, near Lakeside, Michigan- Inset, Near View of Pinnacles 10 FIG. 12.—Talus at Foot of Cliff and Outwash from the Hills . . 12 FIG. ..."
6. Essays for College English by James Cloyd Bowman (1918)
"He knows that the sights and sounds and smells about us, clouds, songs, and wind murmurings, rainwashed earth, and fruit trees blossoming, enter into our ..."