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dustcloth

[duhst-klawth -kloth] /ˈdʌstˌklɔθ -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural dustcloths
[duhst-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈdʌstˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðzl, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a soft, absorbent cloth used for dusting.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; dust + cloth
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  • Victoria, the maid who had been left by the departed tenants, appeared in the garden shaking her dustcloth.

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