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शौचम् [śaucam]   [शुचेर्भावः अण्]
Purity, clearness; काके शौचं द्यूतकारे च सत्यम् [Pt.1.147.]
Purification from personal defilement caused by voiding excrement, but particularly by the death of a relative; अपि यत्र त्वया राम कृतं शौचं पुरा पितुः । तत्राहमपि हत्वा त्वां शौचं कर्ताऽस्मि भार्गव ॥ [Mb. 5.178.6.]
Cleansing, purifying.
Vioding of excrement.
Uprightness, honesty.
Water (of libation); पुनीहि पादरजसा गृहान्नो गृहमेधिनाम् । यच्छौचेनानुतृप्यन्ति पितरः साग्नयः सुराः ॥ [Bhāg.1.41.13.] -Comp.
-आचारः, -कर्मन्  n. n.,
-कल्पः   a purificatory rite.
-कूपः   A privy.

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