wash (one's) hands

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wash (one's) hands

To clean one's hands, typically with soap and water. Kids, be sure to wash your hands before coming to the dinner table! Everyone in my class is sick, so I've been washing my hands constantly.
See also: hand, wash

wash your hands

go to the toilet. euphemistic
See also: hand, wash
References in classic literature ?
My guardian was in his room, washing his hands with his scented soap, when I went into the office from Walworth; and he called me to him, and gave me the invitation for myself and friends which Wemmick had prepared me to receive.
I found him in his dressing-room surrounded by his stock of boots, already hard at it, washing his hands of us.
If Sanchez had called 911 quickly for help, instead of washing his hands and changing his shoes, Inuma might have lived, homicide Detective Cheryl Comstock said, according to court records.
Failing to persuade the mob of Jesus ' innocence, he yielded, washing his hands before them and condemning Jesus with the words, " Take ye him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him " (John 19:6).