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sluice

verb

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to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse
  • he sluiced the gutters with lots of water in order to make sure they were clear

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sluice

noun

Synonyms of sluice (Entry 2 of 2)

as in drain, flume

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The first known use of sluice was in the 15th century

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“Sluice.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sluice. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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