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  • v  free of lice
    They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps

  • We had to delouse barracks, manufacture stoves and stovepipes, get winter clothing piecemeal.
  • In Poland, one of the hardest hit by disease, there were severe typhoid and typhus outbreaks, but by improving sanitation and shipping in enough DDT to delouse every inhabitant .
  • He explained that it was Candidate LaFollette's mission to "delouse" the political parties.

  • Nathan Carroll in Melbourne Herald Sun
    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,...

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