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Wash back


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wash back a vat in which distillers ferment the wort to form wash.
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In literature:

The next instant a sea rolling in washed the rider from its back.
"Won from the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
The friends sat on an ancient wash-tub in the back yard, and there was a momentary truce between them.
"Southern Stories" by Various
He went out in the back area and washed his hands.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
But, I profess, 'tis a dirt I have washed my hands of at present; I have laid it all out upon my Back.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
She went to the fish-shop to buy him some fish, And when she came back he was washing the dish.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
Celia came back with flannels and things and washed Jumbo's face.
"Once a Week" by Alan Alexander Milne
In a moment her sympathy flowed back again over those dreadful thoughts, washing them away.
"The Privet Hedge" by J. E. Buckrose
She swept the floor and she washed the dishes and she laid them back on their shelf.
"The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said" by Padraic Colum
That will give you time to wash up after you get back.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
She sighed, went back, washed her dusty hands, and got into bed again.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Then leaving it to roast, Dyke carefully drew the skin back into its place and set to work washing his hands.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
Then he washed and wiped the glass, and put it back in its place ready for use.
"The Bag of Diamonds" by George Manville Fenn
Then Louisa had come back to the porch door and ostentatiously washed her hands.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I stole back, and, lifting him up, carried him to his room, where I washed the blood from his face.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863" by Various
Bleed till there's not a drop of blood left in her veins and my silver coin is washed back to my own hands!
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
The mothers av childer shall mock you behind your back when you're wringing over the wash-tub.
"Soldier Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
Rick saw Scotty emerge from the lab building and go right back in again as the prop wash caught him.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Three times they tried to strike out from the shore, but each time they were washed back.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
I suppose they would be washed back again some day.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
After a time she went back to the washing she had to do, and stood over her tub rubbing and crying.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser

In poetry:

Then the Son of Mary did o'er her lean.
"Poor mother, thy tears have washed thee clean.
Thy last poor pains, they will soon be done,
And My Mother shall give thee back thy son."
"Mary Of Magdala" by Edith Nesbit
“When you come back, his head with roses wreathed,
He shall be sacrificed to feast you, sweet;
And in his blood, my well-beloved son,
I then will wash my pilgrim’s weary feet.”
"The Longing Letter" by Daniel Varoujan
Thus, 'in Thee,' O Wisdom, wise,
May we touch the blinded eyes,
Turn the steps that vainly roam
Back to happiness and home,
And in sacred waters sweet
Wash Thy young disciples' feet.
"In Thee. A Hymn For Church-Workers. Dedicated To The 'Church Society' Of St. Paul's, Haggerston" by Samuel John Stone
It may be that my scanty ore
Long years have washed away,
And where were golden sands before
Is naught but common clay;
Still something sparkles in the sun
For memory to look back upon.
"The Last Reader" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Yet the tree in wild storm her dark boughs shakes,
Thrusting her roots in the earth, her arms to heaven,
Fresh washed with dew when morning breaks;
And new light back to the light is given.
"The Thorn" by John Freeman
And after a great struggle he reached the beach,
Fortunately so, which he never expected to reach,
For often he was drawn back by the back-wash,
As the big waves against his body did dash.
"The Terrific Cyclone of 1893" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Back in the day of wringer washing machines and clotheslines.
Back in the day of wringer washing machines and clotheslines .
Don't call him washed up—at 48, Jean-Claude Van Damme is back with a new indy film called "JCVD," about … himself.
A blogger's water-hating dog gets a wash. Scrooge of Valentine's Day' backs down: Md.
Washback happens when juvenile sea turtles are washed back onto the beach.
Steven Berch, 58, of Toledo, Wash. Comes back after taking his turn (right).
DENVER — A trucking company based in Tacoma, Wash. Has agreed to pay $4.85 million in back pay and damages to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit.
A trucking company based in Tacoma, Wash. Has agreed to pay $4.85 million in back pay and damages to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit.
City backs $157,000 repair to Flint Wash Trail.
A drug user's claim that he cultivated cannabis at home for the relief of back and neck ache did not wash with a judge.
MOUNT RAINIER, Wash. Search and rescue teams plan to hike back onto Washington's Mount Rainier after daybreak Tuesday, hoping to rescue a pair of snowboarders who have been trapped for two days.
But the sun, the water of the wash, and graffiti were wearing down on the Great Wall, calling back SPARC a few years ago to restore its luster.
Two women say a man ripped the spoiler off this car and smashed it through the back window in an apparent case of road rage in Mukilteo, Wash.
I brought home a bottle of Dove Men+Care Body & Face Wash, Extra Fresh($6, a few weeks back and set it gingerly on the side of my bathtub.
Classic, now enhanced, 'Finding Nemo' washes back onshore.

In science:

The multiple scattering of the leading quarks going through the nucleus is expected to wash out the backto-back correlations between the produced hadrons, leading eventually to the disappearance of the away side jet.
The Status of Parton Saturation and the CGC
Otherwise, the universe will simply relax back to its preferred equilibrium state of B = 0 and all of the baryogenesis that occured during the phase transition will be washed away.
The Electroweak Phase Transition, Part 1: Review of Perturbative Methods