facecloth

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

noun, plural face·cloths [feys-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths]. /ˈfeɪsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.

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Also called, British, face flannel.

Origin of facecloth

First recorded in 1595–1605; face + cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for facecloth

face cloth

face flannel


noun

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