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Rinse out warning device (5)


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Here is my best explanation:

'warning device' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'rinse out' is the wordplay.
'out' is an anagram indicator (out can mean wrong or inaccurate).
'rinse' with letters rearranged gives 'SIREN'.


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(Other definitions for siren that I've seen before include "Alluring woman; warning", "Attractive lady", "Hooter - dangerous woman?", "Alluring female", "Loud whistle or dangerous woman", "Temptress - warning device", "Warning at sea", "Warning signal generator", "Loud whistle or kind of witch" and "Temptress; warning signal".)

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