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deterging


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deterge  \De*terge"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deterged};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Deterging}.]  [L.  detergere  detersum  de  +  tergere  to 
  rub  or  wipe  off:  cf  F.  d['e]terger.] 
  To  cleanse;  to  purge  away  as  foul  or  offending  matter  from 
  the  body,  or  from  an  ulcer. 




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