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washcloth

[wosh-klawth, -kloth, wawsh-] /ˈwɒʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ, ˈwɔʃ-/
noun, plural washcloths
[wosh-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths, wawsh-] /ˈwɒʃˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs, ˈwɔʃ-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a small cloth for washing one's face or body.
Also called facecloth, washrag.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; wash + cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for wash-cloth

washcloth

/ˈwɒʃˌklɒθ/
noun
1.
another name for dishcloth
2.
(US & Canadian) a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and hands Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) face cloth, flannel
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