dry mop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dry mop a dry swab for dusting floors
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Usage

In literature:

The dish mop, properly rinsed and wrung and hung outside the back door to dry, is a whole sermon in itself.
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
Paris is washed down every morning; scrubbed and mopped and rubbed dry.
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete" by William Dean Howells
He recognized K., and, mopping dry a part of the porch, shoved a chair on it.
"K" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Mop-rags, lamp-rags, &c. should be washed, dried, and put in the rag-bag.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
Then he has a chat with Twyning, then mops himself dry, and then hurls in again.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
Mun Bun was soon dressed in a dry garment, the water on the floor was mopped up, and the light turned down again.
"Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's" by Laura Lee Hope
The baby should be mopped dry with sterile gauze, or with a soft sterile towel, the cord dressed and the flannel band adjusted.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
A sort of long mop, formed of rope-yarns of old junk, used for cleaning and drying the decks and cabins of a ship.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Dish cloths and dish mops should be thoroughly washed in good hot water and soap, and put in the sun to dry.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
I was on shore by this time, trying to sun out my sodden mop of hair, which I had fondly imagined I could keep dry.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
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In news:

Those ladyboys have changed the way I speak, replacing my dried-up 90s slang with words like "fish" and "sickening" and " mop ".
The robot simultaneously vacuums, scrubs and dries hard floors, all at the touch of a button, and unlike a conventional mop and bucket, the robot only uses fresh water and cleaning solution from a clean tank.
All-in-one wet and dry mop Libman Freedom Spray Mop .
When you don't want to go microfiber, the head on this mop also accommodates any brand of disposable dry or wet cleaning cloths.
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