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sponge cloth

noun
  1. any cloth loosely woven of coarse yarn to produce a spongy look or texture, especially one constructed in honeycomb weave.
  2. ratiné.
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Origin of sponge cloth

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for sponge cloth

sponge cloth

noun
  1. any of various porous fabrics, usually made in a loose honeycomb weave
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