noun Date: 1602 washcloth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • facecloth — ► NOUN 1) (Brit. also face flannel) a small towelling cloth for washing one s face. 2) smooth surfaced woollen cloth …   English terms dictionary

  • facecloth — UK [ˈfeɪsˌklɒθ] / US [ˈfeɪsˌklɑθ] noun [countable] Word forms facecloth : singular facecloth plural facecloths a small piece of cloth that you use for washing yourself, especially your face …   English dictionary

  • facecloth — [[t]fe͟ɪsklɒθ, AM klɔːθ[/t]] facecloths also face cloth N COUNT A facecloth is the same as a or washcloth. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • facecloth — /fays klawth , kloth /, n., pl. facecloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. washcloth. Also called, Brit., face flannel. [1595 1605; FACE + CLOTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • facecloth — noun A flannel …   Wiktionary

  • facecloth — face|cloth [ˈfeısklɔθ US klo:θ] n BrE a small square cloth used to wash your face or hands American Equivalent: washcloth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • facecloth — face|cloth [ feıs,klaθ ] noun count a WASHCLOTH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • facecloth — n. washcloth, cloth for washing the face …   English contemporary dictionary

  • facecloth — noun 1》 a small towelling cloth for washing one s face. 2》 Brit. smooth surfaced woollen cloth …   English new terms dictionary

  • facecloth — noun (C) BrE a small piece of rough cloth used to wash the face or hands; washcloth AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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