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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 drench /ˈdrɛnʧ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 drench /ˈdrɛnʧ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drench v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drenched p. pr. & vb. n. Drenching.]
 1. To cause to drink; especially, to dose by force; to put a potion down the throat of, as of a horse; hence. to purge violently by physic.
    As =\“to fell,” is “to make to fall,” and “to lay,” to make to lie.” so “to drench,” is “to make to drink.”\=   --Trench.
 2. To steep in moisture; to wet thoroughly; to soak; to saturate with water or other liquid; to immerse.
 Now dam the ditches and the floods restrain;
 Their moisture has already drenched the plain.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drench, n.  A drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging. “A drench of wine.”
    Give my roan horse a drench.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drench, n.  O. Eng. Law A military vassal mentioned in Domesday Book. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami
           swamped every boat in the harbor" [syn: swamp]
      2: force to drink
      3: permeate or impregnate; "The war drenched the country in
         blood" [syn: imbrue]
      4: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
         face" [syn: douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse]