dust mop

Definitions

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

In literature:

He mopped himself with his red handkerchief, and wiped away the fatal dust with which he was smeared.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
He brushed the dust from his knees and mopped his face until the voices below receded.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
He mopped the dust from his long face and watched the cart being turned around.
"A Transmutation of Muddles" by Horace Brown Fyfe
Wayne plumped his valise down in the dust, mopped his brow, folded his arms, and regarded Briggs between the eyes.
"Iole" by Robert W. Chambers
Use a "dustless" mop to dust the floor.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Vacuum cleaning, and sweeping and dusting with damp or "dustless" mops and dusters are good.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
He mopped himself with his red handkerchief, and wiped away the fatal dust with which he was smeared.
"The Dealings of Captain Sharkey" by A. Conan Doyle
I can sweep and dust, mop and scrub, and even blacken stoves.
"The Palm Tree Blessing" by W. E. Shepard
Each morning she jolts her dust-mop out of the window.
"Hints to Pilgrims" by Charles Stephen Brooks
A mop of short curly hair full of dust and bits of grass and dried leaves!
"Wild Honey" by Cynthia Stockley
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In news:

Briarwood Products introduces the "Wide-Swath" dust mop frame connector to "help reduce cleaning time, as well as labor costs, by creating double the dusting surface.
Go beyond the weekly dusting, sweeping and mopping to get your home deep-cleaned—all in just one day.
A woman took her dust mop of a dog for a walk.
Briarwood Products introduces the "Wide- Swath " dust mop frame connector to "help reduce cleaning time, as well as labor costs, by creating double the dusting surface.".
The "Wide- Swath " connector allows the operator to attach two dust mops to one handle.
Briarwood Products introduces the "Wide- Swath " dust mop frame connector to "help reduce cleaning time, as well as labor costs, by creating double the dusting surface.
ICAN/ATEX: Do dust mops pose a slip-and-fall hazard.
ICAN/ATEX: Do dust mops pose a slip-and-fall hazard .
As your child crawls around on the floor, the mops on the romper pick up dust, dirt and hairballs.
That's a dog, not a dust mop .
Dust mops are dirt pushers, not dirt removers.
A ProTeam® high-efficiency backpack vacuum can replace dust mops and become an important tool to fight indoor pollution and begin cleaning for health instead of appearance.
That nanotechnology builds microscopic wonders inhabiting a man-made universe that smothers stink and mops up pollution by working on a scale that makes a dust mite look gargantuan.
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