facecloth

[feys-klawth, -kloth]

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


Nearby words

  1. face-saver,
  2. face-saving,
  3. face-to-face,
  4. facebar,
  5. facebook,
  6. faced,
  7. facedown,
  8. faceless,
  9. facelift,
  10. facemail

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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