Water-rotting
Water-rot Wa"ter-rot`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Water-rotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Water-rotting}.] To rot by steeping in water; to water-ret; as, to water-rot hemp or flax. [1913 Webster]

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