sluice down


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sluice something down

to rinse something down; to flood the surface of something with water or other liquid to clean it. John sluiced the driveway down. Karen sluiced down the garage floor.
See also: down, sluice
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Volunteers tend the pitch, mark out the lines, sluice down the terracing.
This weekend you'll sluice down the car while the washing machine and dishwasher gurgle away but so what, it's only water.
If you just want to clean the car and sluice down the steps, you won't want one powerful enough to strip bark from a tree.