Clean v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cleaned p. pr. & vb. n. Cleaning.] To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.
To clean out, to exhaust; to empty; to get away from (one) all his money. [Colloq.]
1. The act of making clean.
2. The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.
n : the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good
cleaning" [syn: cleansing, cleanup]