facecloth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

face +‎ cloth.

Noun[edit]

facecloth (plural facecloths)

  1. A flannel for washing the face.
  2. A cloth laid over the face of a corpse.
    • 2012, Michel Barnes, A Man of the Church (page 226)
      The same word, soudarion, is used for the facecloth of Jesus in John 20:7.

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