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n. & v.
Variant of swab.
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n, vb, swobs, swobbing or swobbed
a less common spelling of swab
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Past participle: swobbed
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|Noun||1.||swob - cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors|
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
mop handle - the handle of a mop
sponge mop - a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
|Verb||1.||swob - wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship's decks"|
|2.||swob - apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint"|
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