dustcloth
dustcloth dust"cloth` (d[u^]st"kl[o^]th`), n. A piece of cloth used for wiping dust from objects or surfaces.

Syn: dustrag, duster. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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