Rinse (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rinsed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Rinsing.] [OE., fr. OF. rincer, rimser, reinser, raincier, F. rincer; of uncertain origin.]


To wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated application of water after washing.


To cleancse by the introduction of water; -- applied especially to hollow vessels; as, to rinse a bottle.

"Like a glass did break i' the rinsing."



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Rinse, n.

The act of rinsing.


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