facecloth

[ feys-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈfeɪsˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /

noun, plural face·cloths [feys-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈfeɪsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.

Origin of facecloth

First recorded in 1595–1605; face + cloth
Also called, British, face flannel.
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British Dictionary definitions for face cloth

face cloth

face flannel


noun

British a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and handsUS equivalent: washcloth
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