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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clean  \Clean\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cleaned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cleaning}.]  [See  {Clean},  a.,  and  cf  {Cleanse}.] 
  To  render  clean;  to  free  from  whatever  is  foul,  offensive,  or 
  extraneous;  to  purify;  to  cleanse. 
 
  {To  clean  out},  to  exhaust;  to  empty;  to  get  away  from  one 
  all  his  money.  [Colloq.]  --De  Quincey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cleaning  \Clean"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  making  clean. 
 
  2.  The  afterbirth  of  cows,  ewes,  etc  --Gardner. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cleaning 
  n  :  the  act  of  making  something  clean;  "he  gave  his  shoes  a  good 
  cleaning"  [syn:  {cleansing},  {cleanup}] 




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