washcloth

[wosh-klawth, -kloth, wawsh-]
noun, plural washcloths [wosh-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths, wawsh-] .
a small cloth for washing one's face or body.
Also called facecloth, washrag.


Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; wash + cloth

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

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Example sentences
What worked for us with our teething lab pup was freezing an old washcloth
  soaked in chicken broth.
She only stole a washcloth and a plastic bottle today.
Conversations about wringing blood from a washcloth after a shooting coexist
  with ordinary talk and pastimes on the subway.
In his hands he held a clear-plastic bag, and inside the bag was a wet
  washcloth.
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