mop handle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mop handle the handle of a mop
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Usage

In literature:

Such is the difference between a man acquainted with the use of firearms and those who handle them as mops are held.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
There were some casualties that day, owing to an indiscriminate use of mop handles.
"A Student in Arms" by Donald Hankey
Sure, I don't mind the niggers' long spikes more than if they wor mop-handles.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
It might have been a mop handle or something of the kind.
"The Campfire Girls of Roselawn" by Margaret Penrose
Other useful articles are a dish mop with a wooden handle, and a pancake turner.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
He had a high red wagon, fairly bristling with brooms, mop-handles, washtubs, water-pails, and brushes.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
The handles are about six feet long and end like a mop-stick, without any crossbar.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Len tilted his mop-handle against the wall and straightened carefully, conscious of every individual gritty muscle in his back.
"Special Delivery" by Damon Francis Knight
A mop handle clattered to the floor, making a loud sound on the tiles.
"Behind the Green Door" by Mildred A. Wirt
These were handled by the mopping-up troops, who threw hand-grenades.
"Our Army at the Front" by Heywood Broun
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In news:

The "Wide- Swath " connector allows the operator to attach two dust mops to one handle.
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