water down

[ waw-ter, wot-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF water down

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And say, I'd hate to have to drop kerplunk into all that water down there.

There was a trickle of water down the quarsteel he was leaning against!

There's somethin' in the air and water down in Kentucky and Tennessee that brings it on a man.

That was the day I opened the gate and let the water down on you, Dorothy.

You carried two buckets of water down to him, and he thanked you when he drank it.

It is time now to pour some hot whisky and water down his throat.

Part of our journey was performed by water down the Ganges, on hoard a budgerow.

To lift him up and to pour some water down his throat was the work of a moment.

Winnie put the water down so hurriedly that it splashed over the floor.

They must keep the water down, or drown like rats in a hole.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wæterian (see water (n.1)). Meaning "to dilute" is attested from late 14c.; now usually as water down (1850). To make water "urinate" is recorded from early 15c. Related: Watered; watering.

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