Also British, dish·clout [dish-klout] /ˈdɪʃˌklaʊt/.
Origin of dishcloth
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Examples from the Web for dishcloth
When a plastic board becomes scraggly enough to snag your dishcloth when you wash it, throw it out.The Dirty Truth About Cutting Boards
September 1, 2009
In the fireplace a dishcloth is hanging on one of the fire-iron holders.The Memoirs of Victor Hugo
Exultant Bobs could not refrain from waving the dishcloth she still held.Bobs, a Girl Detective
Grace May North
The dishcloth was hung away now, and every bit of work was done.
There, said she, look at that dishcloth; somebodys comin sure as preachin.Randy's Summer
I did so, chose a dishcloth, and started to dry a pyramid of wet plates.Observations of an Orderly
- a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishesAlso called (dialect): dishclout (ˈdɪʃˌkluːt)
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Word Origin and History for dishcloth
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