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dust mop

noun
1.
a long-handled mop of dry, absorbent material, used for dusting floors.
Also called dry mop.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55

dust-mop

[duhst-mop] /ˈdʌstˌmɒp/
verb (used with object), dust-mopped, dust-mopping.
1.
to clean with a dust mop.
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Examples from the web for dust mop
  • Dust-mop full floor area of any storage space with a treated dust mop.
  • dust mop and wet mop all non-carpeted floors with hospital approved disinfectant.
  • Place all used dust mop heads and cleaning rags into the recycling hamper.
  • One silicon stud that's handy with a dust mop coming right up.
  • dust mop frequently, especially in high traffic areas.

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