Origin of dishcloth
Examples from the Web for dishclout
Historical Examples of dishclout
"There's a mote in't," quo' the man when he swallowed the dishclout.
Marinilla at the Venta Tejada is a dishclout in comparison with her.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Our Lady is not Joan of the Dishclout, that such draught-house ragpickers as you should be pinned to her tail.Joan of the Sword Hand
S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
Mrs. MacCall wiped her eyes, declaring that "such goings-on wrung the tears out o' her jest like water out of a dishclout!"The Corner House Girls at School
Grace Brooks Hill
Mony time I hae got a wipe wi' a towel, but ne'er a daub wi' a dishclout before.
- a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishesAlso called (dialect): dishclout (ˈdɪʃˌkluːt)