swabber

[swob-er]

noun

a person who uses a swab.
Slang. swab(def 6).
a swab; mop.

Origin of swabber

1585–95; < Dutch zwabber; compare Middle Low German swabben to splash in water or filth
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swabber

noun

a person who uses a swab
a device designed for swabbing
slang an uncouth fellow
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