wash down

verb

Definition of wash down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to move or carry downward by action of a liquid; especially :  to facilitate the passage of (food) down the gullet with accompanying swallows of liquid <pizza washed down with beer>

  3. 2 :  to wash the whole length or extent of <washed down and scrubbed the front porch>

1600

First Known Use of wash down

1600


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