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facecloth

[feys-klawth, -kloth] /ˈfeɪsˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural facecloths
[feys-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈfeɪsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
Also called, British, face flannel.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; face + cloth
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  • Use a warm moist facecloth to remove any crusting around the eye.

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