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1‘crews sluiced down the decks of their ship’
wash, wash down, rinse, swill down, clean, cleanse, flush
2‘the water sluiced out through the open door’
pour, flow, run, gush, cascade, stream, course, spout, jet, spurt, flood, surge, spill, rush, well, spew, discharge
British informal sloosh
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.