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Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A jet of water or a watery solution directed at part of the body (as in a shower). The term is usually applied to a vaginal douche, used (usually ineffectively) to wash out the vagina after...

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douche

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

barouche, cartouche, douche, farouche, louche, ruche, sloosh, swoosh, tarboosh • scaramouch

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douche

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

barouche, cartouche, douche, farouche, louche, ruche, sloosh, swoosh, tarboosh • scaramouch

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douche

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 38 words.

n. a stream of water used for cleaning any part of the body, most commonly the vagina. However, vaginal douching

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douche

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 139 words.

A douche is a stream of water or other liquid directed at the body or into one of its orifices;

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douche

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A jet of water or a watery solution directed at part of the body (as in a shower). The term is usually applied to a vaginal douche, used (usually ineffectively) to wash out the vagina after...

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douche <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 38 words.

a stream of water used for cleaning any part of the body, most commonly the vagina. However, vaginal douching makes

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douche

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 49 words.

A jet of water or a watery solution directed at part of the body (as in a shower). The term

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douche

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 49 words.

A jet of water or a watery solution directed at part of the body (as in a shower). The term

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douche

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

stream of water applied to the body. XVIII. — F. — It. doccia conduit pipe, f. docciare pour by drops

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douche can alley <i>n.</i> (<i>Aus.</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

Palmer Street, Sydney – the city's ‘red-light’ area.

1953 K. Tennant Joyful Condemned 60: Whether Hurtle Street or Douche Can

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