Definition of Dry mop

1. Noun. A dry swab for dusting floors.

Exact synonyms: Dust Mop, Dustmop
Generic synonyms: Mop, Swab, Swob

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dry Mop

dry humour
dry ice
dry kiln
dry labour
dry lake
dry lakes
dry land
dry leprosy
dry martini
dry martinis
dry masonry
dry measure
dry measures
dry milk
dry mop (current term)
dry mouth
dry mustard
dry needling
dry nurse
dry nurses
dry objective
dry off
dry one's eyes
dry out
dry pack
dry pericarditis
dry pint
dry pleurisy
dry point

Literary usage of Dry mop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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