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swob

[ swob ]
/ swɒb /
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noun, verb (used with object), swobbed, swob·bing.Archaic.

an archaic spelling of swab.

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British Dictionary definitions for swob

swob
/ (swɒb) /

noun, verb swobs, swobbing or swobbed

a less common word for swab
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