sponge down

verb(tr, adverb)
  1. to wipe clean with a damp sponge or cloth

  1. the act or instance of sponging down

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How to use sponge down in a sentence

  • Once or twice a week you should take a good hot bath with soap and then sponge down in cool water.

    The Child's Day | Woods Hutchinson
  • At last came in sight the half-way house, where the horses were to have a rest and a sponge down.

    Liza of Lambeth | W. Somerset Maugham