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bath sponge

noun
  1. any of various common sponges, of the family Spongiidae, that have a skeletal network composed of fibers of spongin: collected in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean for their commercial value.
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Historical Examples of bath sponge

  • The bath-sponge or slate-sponge consists simply of the hard parts or skeleton of a sponge animal.

    Elementary Zoology, Second Edition

    Vernon L. Kellogg

  • My bath-sponge, soap, and nailbrush vigorously applied for a few seconds showed me that there was no picture to clean!

    Grim Tales

    Edith Nesbit