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Definition of Whitewash

Whitewash
Whitewash White"wash`, n. 1. Any wash or liquid composition for whitening something, as a wash for making the skin fair. --Addison. 2. A composition of line and water, or of whiting size, and water, or the like, used for whitening walls, ceilings, etc.; milk of lime.
Whitewash
Whitewash White"wash`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whitewashed; p. pr. & vb. n. Whitewashing.] 1. To apply a white liquid composition to; to whiten with whitewash. 2. To make white; to give a fair external appearance to; to clear from imputations or disgrace; hence, to clear (a bankrupt) from obligation to pay debts.
Whitewash
Whitewash White"wash`, v. t. In various games, to defeat (an opponent) so that he fails to score, or to reach a certain point in the game; to skunk. [Colloq., U. S.]

Meaning of Whitewash from wikipedia

- Whitewash, calcimine, kalsomine, calsomine, or lime paint is a type of paint made from slaked lime (calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)2) or chalk (calcium carbonate...
- Look up whitewash in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Whitewash is a paint-like covering of hydrated lime or a cheap white paint. Whitewash may also refer...
- In sport, a whitewash or sweep (N. America) is a series in which a person or team wins every game, or when a player or team wins a match to-nil. In Major...
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