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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clean  \Clean\,  a.  [Compar.  {Cleaner};  superl.  {Cleanest}.]  [OE. 
  clene,  AS  cl?ne;  akin  to  OHG.  chleini  pure,  neat,  graceful, 
  small  G.  klein  small  and  perh.  to  W.  glan  clean,  pure, 
  bright;  all  perh.  from  a  primitive,  meaning  bright,  shining. 
  Cf  {Glair}.] 
  1.  Free  from  dirt  or  filth;  as  clean  clothes. 
 
  2.  Free  from  that  which  is  useless  or  injurious;  without 
  defects;  as  clean  land;  clean  timber. 
 
  3.  Free  from  awkwardness;  not  bungling;  adroit;  dexterous; 
  as  aclean  trick;  a  clean  leap  over  a  fence. 
 
  4.  Free  from  errors  and  vulgarisms;  as  a  clean  style. 
 
  5.  Free  from  restraint  or  neglect;  complete;  entire. 
 
  When  ye  reap  the  harvest  of  your  land,  thou  shalt 
  not  make  clean  riddance  of  corners  of  thy  field. 
  --Lev.  xxiii. 
  22. 
 
  6.  Free  from  moral  defilement;  sinless;  pure. 
 
  Create  in  me  a  clean  heart,  O  God.  --Ps.  li  10 
 
  That  I  am  whole,  and  clean,  and  meet  for  Heaven 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  7.  (Script.)  Free  from  ceremonial  defilement. 
 
  8.  Free  from  that  which  is  corrupting  to  the  morals;  pure  in 
  tone;  healthy.  ``Lothair  is  clean.''  --F.  Harrison. 
 
  9.  Well-proportioned;  shapely;  as  clean  limbs. 
 
  {A  clean  bill  of  health},  a  certificate  from  the  proper 
  authority  that  a  ship  is  free  from  infection. 
 
  {Clean  breach}.  See  under  {Breach},  n.,  4. 
 
  {To  make  a  clean  breast}.  See  under  {Breast}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cleaner  \Clean"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  cleans. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cleaner 
  n  1:  a  preparation  used  in  cleaning  something  [syn:  {cleansing 
  agent},  {cleanser}] 
  2:  the  operator  of  dry-cleaning  establishment  [syn:  {dry 
  cleaner}] 
  3:  someone  whose  occupation  is  cleaning 




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