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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WASHED UP

It was washed up at Tama-te-Whiti's place, six miles below this.

I see the tea-things are all washed up and put away in the basket.

Last time I had her she washed up the hearth with the dish-cloth.

There were not many adventures to be had in those regions where she washed up.

We'll bait the traps with 'em, presently, soon's we've washed up an' covered the fire.

In his intervals of waiting on the table, he washed up the dishes.

You promised that the tea-things should be your care, ma'am; and are they washed up?

She just washed up on it, and one of the others pulled me out.

It grows in deep water, but is often washed up during storms.

We landed at the cabin, so we are all washed up and ready for the ‘eats’.

WORD ORIGIN

late Old English wæsc "act of washing" (see wash (v.)). Meaning "clothes set aside to be washed" is attested from 1789; meaning "thin coat of paint" is recorded from 1690s; sense of "land alternately covered and exposed by the sea" is recorded from mid-15c.

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