dishcloth

[ dish-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈdɪʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /
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noun, plural dish·cloths [dish-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈdɪʃˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.

a cloth for use in washing dishes; dishrag.
Also British, dish·clout [dish-klout] /ˈdɪʃˌklaʊt/.

Origin of dishcloth

First recorded in 1820–30; dish + cloth
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dishcloth

/ (ˈdɪʃˌklɒθ) /

noun

a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishesAlso called (dialect): dishclout (ˈdɪʃˌkluːt)

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