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[dish-rag] /ˈdɪʃˌræg/
a dishcloth.
Origin of dishrag
1830-40, Americanism; dish + rag1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Another can't relax until she washes a musty-smelling dishrag in the next room.
  • Instead of coming out of the treatment as limp as a dishrag, the recipient feels invigorated as well as relaxed.
  • She used to always say that if you dropped your dishrag someone was coming to your house and they would be hungry.
  • Do not use a dishrag or cloth because you will recontaminate your hands.
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limp dishrag

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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