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dishcloth

[dish-klawth, -kloth] /ˈdɪʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural dishcloths
[dish-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈdɪʃˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cloth for use in washing dishes; dishrag.
Also, British, dishclout
[dish-klout] /ˈdɪʃˌklaʊt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; dish + cloth
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Examples for dishcloth
  • Start each cooking session with a clean dishcloth and towel.
  • At the foot of the steps is a huge basin, and over the rail hangs a dishcloth, drying.
British Dictionary definitions for dishcloth

dishcloth

/ˈdɪʃˌklɒθ/
noun
1.
a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishes Also called (dialect) dishclout (ˈdɪʃˌkluːt)
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