dishcloth


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dish·cloth

 (dĭsh′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
A cloth for washing dishes.
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dishcloth

(ˈdɪʃˌklɒθ)
n
(Textiles) a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishes. Also called (dialect): dishclout
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dish•cloth

(ˈdɪʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a cloth for use in washing dishes; dishrag.
Also, Brit.,dish•clout (ˈdɪʃˌklaʊt)
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dishcloth - a cloth for washing dishesdishcloth - a cloth for washing dishes    
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
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Translations
utěrka
viskestykke
tiskirätti
krpa za pranje posuđa
布巾
행주
disktrasa
ผ้าเช็ดจาน
khăn lau bát

dishcloth

[ˈdɪʃklɒθ] N (dishcloths (pl)) [ˈdɪʃklɒðz] (for washing) → bayeta f; (for drying) → paño m (de cocina), trapo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dishcloth

[ˈdɪʃklɒθ] n
(for drying)torchon m, torchon m à vaisselle
(for washing)lavette f
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dishcloth

[ˈdɪʃˌklɒθ] nstrofinaccio dei piatti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dishcloth

فُوطَةُ الصُّحُون utěrka viskestykke Spüllappen πιατόπανο paño de cocina, trapo de cocina tiskirätti torchon krpa za pranje posuđa strofinaccio 布巾 행주 theedoek oppvaskklut ścierka do naczyń esfregão, pano de louça полотенце для вытирания посуды disktrasa ผ้าเช็ดจาน kurulama bezi khăn lau bát 洗碟布
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References in classic literature ?
"You haven't scalded the dishcloth in clean hot water as I told you to do," said Marilla immovably.
Anne went and attended to the dishcloth. Then she returned to Marilla and fastened imploring eyes of the latter's face.
I got the dishcloth, and rather spitefully scrubbed Edgar's nose and mouth, affirming it served him right for meddling.
I also doubt if any young matron ever began life with so rich a supply of dusters, holders, and piece bags, for Beth made enough to last till the silver wedding came round, and invented three different kinds of dishcloths for the express service of the bridal china.
Lessons on how to Tunisian crochet and make a simple dishcloth will be offered in a two-part workshop next month at the Palatine Public Library.
USING damp tea towels, washing chicken and using a grubby dishcloth are just some of the bad habits which increase our risk of food poisoning.
You wring your memory like a dishcloth, praying the name will drop out.
Practice this easy stitch pattern by making this quick swatch, then use it as a handy dishcloth to liven up your decor.
To run around like a whirling dervish, karate-kick the corner flag, rip off his shirt and hurl it to the ground as if it was a contaminated dishcloth, are not the marks of a mature, professional man or, indeed, someone who is thinking straight.