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 (wŏsh′răg′, wôsh′-)
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(Textiles) US another word for flannel4
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(ˈwɒʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ, ˈwɔʃ-)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a small cloth for washing one's body.
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Noun1.washrag - bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and bodywashrag - bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
bath linen - linens for use in the bathroom
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[ˈwɒʃræg] N (US)
1. (= dishcloth) → paño m de cocina
2. (= flannel) = washcloth
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In fourth grade (Hartford, Connecticut), my class assembled Red Cross kits in small boxes with basics (washrag, toothbrush, soap, etc.).
your main character the one who holds the strings, on whom everything converges This third character is based on Khoury-Ghata's dead mother, a woman "in her faded apron/ a washrag in one hand/ her dignity in the other."
She took two of the pain killers even though it was a bit earlier than the doctor had advised, and she let me take her to the bathroom and undress her in the dry tub, using a washrag to wash off the iodine stains on her legs and thighs, washing her legs and breasts, being very careful to avoid the incisions, both of which were covered almost whimsically with a crisscross of clear adhesive tape, one on each side of her navel.
They said the only thing I could do was to sit in the bathtub with a bar of soap and a washrag and scrub my face.
Maggie rubs my face with a damp washrag. We finished all the chicken.
She was a woman with a broom or a dustpan or a washrag or a mixing spoon in her hand.
The Rhythm Makers consist of Ragtime Kit on steel guitar and lead vocals, Washrag Joe on washtub bass and banjo, and Washboard Willis on, you guessed it, the washboard.