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dust-mop

[duhst-mop]
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verb (used with object), dust-mopped, dust-mop·ping.
  1. to clean with a dust mop.

dust mop

noun
  1. a long-handled mop of dry, absorbent material, used for dusting floors.

Origin of dust mop

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called dry mop.
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Historical Examples

  • I gather up newspapers and brush the floors with a dust-mop.

    I, Mary MacLane

    Mary MacLane


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