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Use "washouts" in a sentence
"Some of the washouts were a mile in length and with the tracks had gone the roadbed."
"Puget Sound Energy spokeswoman Dorothy Bracken said the utility company has alerted its first response crews to be ready for power outages and any "washouts" that would expose natural gas lines."
"I was SO pleased the sun shone on Saturday, thus forcing the Scotsman Group and the Daily Mail to ditch their pre-written articles mentioning "washouts", "damp squibs", raining on the SNP's parade", etc, etc."