delouse delouse

Definition(s):

  • (v) free of lice

Usage(s):

  1. We had to delouse barracks, manufacture stoves and stovepipes, get winter clothing piecemeal.
  2. There are about 70,000 children and adults in the schools now, learning to read, write, delouse themselves, ply trades.
  3. Wonder how many others were there with me, disgorging their belief in democracy's ability to delouse itself in times of stress.

Quotes

  • "The North Vietnamese would stuff their wounds with rice, then disappear down a tunnel. My job was to go down the tunnel and delouse their booby traps, carrying a torch and pistol," Carroll, 58, said. "Bats would be hitting me in the face,...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Nathan Carroll Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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