swob

Definitions of swob
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n cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

Synonyms:
mop, swab
Types:
dry mop, dust mop, dustmop
a dry swab for dusting floors
sponge mop
a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
Type of:
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement
any of a large class of implements used for cleaning

v apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

Synonyms:
dab, swab
Type of:
apply, put on
apply to a surface

v wash with a swab or a mop

Synonyms:
swab
Type of:
mop, mop up, wipe up
to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

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