References in classic literature ?
There were men to cut it, and men to split it, and men to gut it and scrape it clean inside.
Young Jerry, dress yourself, my boy, and while I clean my boots keep a eye upon your mother now and then, and if you see any signs of more flopping, give me a call.
AND she gave them their nice clean clothes; and all the little animals and birds were so very much obliged to dear Mrs.
Thus spoke the stockman, and Ulysses struck the son of Damastor with a spear in close fight, while Telemachus hit Leocritus son of Evenor in the belly, and the dart went clean through him, so that he fell forward full on his face upon the ground.
The Jennie Cushman," said Dan, hysterically, "cut clean in half - graound up an' trompled on at that
I urged upon George, however, how much pleasanter it would be to have Harris clean and fresh about the boat, even if we did have to take a few more hundredweight of provisions; and he got to see it in my light, and withdrew his opposition to Harris's bath.
I never see a filthy yard that I do not want to clean it, a paling off of a fence that I do not want to put it on, an unpainted or unwhitewashed house that I do not want to pain or whitewash it, or a button off one's clothes, or a grease-spot on them or on a floor, that I do not want to call attention to it.
But mind, don't bring me such tattered and dirty notes as last time, but nice clean ones for the countess.
The engineer had disconnected the feed-pipes to clean out the rust.
So, as I was saying: liking me, why you'd want me to go broke is clean beyond my simple understanding.
He has not lived a clean life, is what you wanted to say.
Clean in galley, clean in steerage, clean in everything.