sluice down

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Verb1.sluice down - pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"
rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, pelt, stream, pour - rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
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She saw to water for the patient and to sluice down the outside of the car where she'd been sick.
The two baskets of grapes we've gathered are emptied into a large stone tray, then we kick off our shoes, sluice down our feet, scramble into the tray, and start treading the grapes so that the juice runs down through a hole at one end and into a cauldron beneath it.
THE SOUNDTRACK TO my road trip fantasy always begins with the Allman Brothers' "Ramblin' Man." In my imagination, the camera pans down to a glistening Winnebago cresting a hill on a clear blue July morning, everyone in my big family laughing, free as the cliched wind as we sluice down narrow lanes and merge onto interstates crisscrossing the country.