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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Douche  \Douche\,  n.  [F.,  fr  It  doccia  fr  docciare  to  flow, 
  pour,  fr  an  assumed  LL  ductiare  fr  L.  ducere  ductum,  to 
  lead,  conduct  (water).  See  {Duct}.] 
  1.  A  jet  or  current  of  water  or  vapor  directed  upon  some  part 
  of  the  body  to  benefit  it  medicinally;  a  douche  bath. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  A  syringe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  douche 
  n  1:  a  small  syringe  with  detachable  nozzles;  used  for  vaginal 
  lavage  and  enemas  [syn:  {douche  bag}] 
  2:  irrigation  with  a  jet  of  water  or  medicated  solution  into  or 
  around  a  body  part  (especially  the  vagina)  to  treat 
  infections  or  cleanse  from  odorous  contents 
  v  :  direct  a  spray  of  water  into  a  bodily  cavity,  for  cleaning 




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