Definition of Dry mop
1. Noun. A dry swab for dusting floors.
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Literary usage of Dry mop
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1. Household Engineering: Scientific Management in the Home by Christine Frederick, American School of Home Economics (1919)
"Mop with dry mop or ... Do not oil or wash with water; use only mop moistened with turpentine, then clean dry mop to polish. Wax small spots as they appear, ..."
2. The School Kitchen Textbook: Lessons in Cooking and Domestic Science for the by Mary Johnson Lincoln (1915)
"Sometimes it is easier to go over the whole floor with the long-handled scrubbing brush, then with the rinsing mop, and then with the dry mop. ..."
3. Marketing and Housework Manual by S. Agnes Donham (1917)
"Oiled mop J Objections: careless use mars woodwork, less easy to use than dry mop. Broom: Convenient, often desirable if covered, for dusting walls. ..."
4. School Management: Practical Suggestions Concerning the Conduct and Life of by Samuel Train Dutton (1904)
"A small quantity of the oil should be applied to the floor by means of a mop, and afterward the floor should be thoroughly wiped with a dry mop or cloth. ..."
5. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"... and I am constantly hunted from room to room, while one is to be dusted, another dry-rubbed, another washed, and another run over with a dry mop. ..."