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delousing

(de-lows'ing) [L. de, from, + AS. lus, louse]
Ridding the body of lice.
See: louse
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AKVA group has long offered lice preventive technology, like tube nets, subfeeders and sublights, and is now expanding its assortment to also cater to customers who require delousing technology.
On the other hand, we would expect to find eggs and lice, or their body parts, and human hair between the tines, if they were used primarily for grooming or delousing.
The court ruled that whether the jail's delousing policy, which allegedly applied to all pretrial detainees, was reasonable under the Fourth Amendment could not be decided on a motion to dismiss.
So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parents' generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.
Instead our first foray into family time together involved a Friday night delousing one another due to a letter from school warning of nits.
"I was going to give 'em their delousing dip, you know, everyone likes a good bath, when I noticed they were a bunch of them missing," he said.How could he tell in a field of 600 sheep?
There is also a sequence where he is delousing the boy's hair that should have you chuckling.
There was no debriefing, just a delousing. There was no decompressing, just a clean uniform, boots, and reassignment to his unit.
You could imagine what months of dirt and filth and delousing would do to you.
There were other small animals and several birds that Eclipse nursed back to health, her small, knowing hands zeroing in on broken bones and wings, filling their beaks with eyedroppers of sweet water, bathing ulcerated sores, delousing with the devotion of a monkey.
Dutch genre painting constitutes a monument to wrinkled child care--not least the heavily symbolic delousing of the small girl by old women who can also be caught at their spinning wheel or feeding hens and who have a place at the meal table.
The men were registered at the camp's administration building and then taken to the delousing station.