Definition for DEL'UGE

DEL'UGE, v.t.

  1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to drown. The waters deluged the earth and destroyed the old world.
  2. To overwhelm; to cover with any flowing or moving, spreading body. The Northern nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies.
  3. To overwhelm; to cause to sink under the weight of a general or spreading calamity; as, the land is deluged with corruption.

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