washcloth
noun Date: 1863 a cloth that is used for washing one's face and body — called also facecloth, washrag

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • washcloth — ☆ washcloth [wôsh′klôth΄ ] n. a small cloth, usually of terry, used in washing the face or body …   English World dictionary

  • washcloth — noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑flannel ADJECTIVE ▪ damp, wet ▪ cold ▪ warm VERB + WASHCLOTH ▪ wet …   Collocations dictionary

  • washcloth — n. 1) to soap up a washcloth 2) to wring out a washcloth * * * [ wɒʃklɒθ] to soap up a washcloth to wring out a washcloth …   Combinatory dictionary

  • washcloth — UK [ˈwɒʃˌklɒθ] / US [ˈwɑʃˌklɑθ] noun [countable] Word forms washcloth : singular washcloth plural washcloths American a facecloth …   English dictionary

  • washcloth — [[t]wɒ̱ʃklɒθ, AM klɔːθ[/t]] washcloths N COUNT A washcloth is a small cloth that you use for washing yourself. [AM] (in BRIT, use , facecloth) …   English dictionary

  • washcloth — /wosh klawth , kloth , wawsh /, n., pl. washcloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. a small cloth for washing one s face or body. Also called facecloth, washrag. [1900 05, Amer.; WASH + CLOTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • washcloth — noun A small cloth used to wash the face and body. Syn: face cloth, flannel …   Wiktionary

  • washcloth — wash|cloth [ˈwɔʃklɔθ US ˈwo:ʃklo:θ, ˈwa:ʃ ] n AmE a small square cloth used for washing your hands and face British Equivalent: facecloth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • washcloth — wash|cloth [ waʃ,klaθ ] noun count AMERICAN a small square towel used for washing your face or body …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • washcloth — n. small cloth used for washing the face and body …   English contemporary dictionary

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