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 ?
Then I drank from the clear pool, and after washing my hands and face continued my flight.
You see, I'm a better man than you think me; and, what's more, I have serious thoughts of washing my hands of him entirely, and the whole set of 'em, and comporting myself from this day forward with all decency and sobriety, as a Christian and the father of a family should do.
While I was washing my hands one lady emerged, put her handbag down, rummaged for her cigarettes and lighter and left - no hands washed.
I thought I was quite good at washing my hands, but I'm really shocked and surprised by how many areas I missed.