wash overboard

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Definition of wash overboard

: to knock (someone or something) off a boat and into the water A sailor was washed overboard during the storm.

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“Wash overboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wash%20overboard. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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