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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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How to use swob in a sentence

  • Does he, you swob, roared the apparition, an oos goin to give it im?

    The Message|Louis Tracy
  • If you swob yourself carefully with this, you will not become diseased.

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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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