Douche (?), n. [F., fr. It. doccia, fr. docciare to flow, pour, fr. an assumed LL. ductiare, fr. L. ducere, ductum, to lead, conduct (water). See Duct.]


A jet or current of water or vapor directed upon some part of the body to benefit it medicinally; a douche bath.

2. Med.

A syringe.


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