Deluge

Del"uge

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deluged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Deluging.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm.
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The deluged earth would useless grow.
Blackmore.
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2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread; to overpower; to submerge; to destroy; as, the northern nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies; the land is deluged with woe.
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At length corruption, like a general flood . . .
Shall deluge all.
Pope.
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De*lun"dung

(?), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) An East Indian carnivorous mammal (Prionodon gracilis), resembling the civets, but without scent pouches. It is handsomely spotted.
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