delouse


delouse

verb (used with object), de·loused, de·lous·ing.

  1. to free of lice; remove lice from.

verb

  1. (tr) to rid (a person or animal) of lice as a sanitary measure
v.

1918, from de- + louse. First used in reference to World War I armies. Related: Deloused; delousing.

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