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

Origin of dust mop

First recorded in 1950–55

Other definitions for dust mop (2 of 2)

dust-mop
[ duhst-mop ]
/ ˈdʌstˌmɒp /

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