Swabbed
Swab Swab, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swabbing}.] [See {Swabber}, n.] To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship. [Spelt also {swob}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • swab — I UK [swɒb] / US [swɑb] noun [countable] Word forms swab : singular swab plural swabs 1) a small piece of cotton or another soft substance used for cleaning injuries 2) a) a short narrow stick with a piece of cotton on the end, often used by… …   English dictionary

  • Swab — Swab, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swabbing}.] [See {Swabber}, n.] To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship. [Spelt also {swob}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swabbing — Swab Swab, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swabbing}.] [See {Swabber}, n.] To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship. [Spelt also {swob}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swob — Swab Swab, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swabbing}.] [See {Swabber}, n.] To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship. [Spelt also {swob}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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