- (archaic) Alternative past participle of wash.
(comparative more washen, superlative most washen)
- (archaic) clean
From Middle English washen, ywashen (“washed”, past participle of washen (“to wash”)), from Old English wascen, ġewascen (“washed”, past participle of wascan (“to wash”)), equivalent to wash + -en. Cognate with Dutch gewassen (“washed, washen”), German gewaschen (“washed, washen”). More at wash.