dishcloth

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See also: dish-cloth and dish cloth

English

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A green dishcloth (for drying dishes)

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Etymology

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dish +‎ cloth

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Noun

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dishcloth (plural dishcloths)

  1. A cloth used to wash dishes.
    Synonyms: dishrag (often deprecatory), dishclout (obsolete)
    Hypernym: cloth
    Coordinate terms: (hand-dishwashing implements) scouring pad, scrubby, scrubbie, scrubber, sponge, dishtowel, dish soap, (cloths for washing things) washcloth, washrag
  2. A cloth used to dry dishes.
    Synonyms: tea towel, tea cloth, dishtowel

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