Definition of Dust mop

1. Noun. A dry swab for dusting floors.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dust Mop

dust bunnies
dust bunny
dust cell
dust cloth
dust cloud
dust coat
dust contamination
dust corpuscles
dust cover
dust devil
dust devils
dust jacket
dust jackets
dust mice
dust mite
dust mop (current term)
dust mouse
dust off
dust sheet
dust storm
dust storms
dust up
dust wrapper

Literary usage of Dust mop

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

1. The Up-to-date Waitress by Janet McKenzie Hill (1906)
"Care of Bristle Brush, dust mop (Soft Cotton String), and Weighted Brush The ... Shake the dust mop every time it is used. Twice a month soak in water to ..."

2. Elementary Home Economics: First Lessons in Sewing and Textiles, Foods and by Mary Lockwood Matthews (1921)
"The daily cleaning will consist of using the dust mop on hard-wood or painted floors; perhaps it will be necessary to run the sweeper over some of the rugs, ..."

3. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parola (1906)
"When a room is not used much the dust-mop is all that is required. If there are spots on the floor, they should be rubbed with a piece of flannel or 'with a ..."

4. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management by Maria Parloa (1906)
"If the room is much used, it must be swept first with a soft hair brush, then wiped with a long-handled dust-mop of floor™ which comes for this purpose and ..."

5. Housewifery: A Manual and Text Book of Practical Housekeeping by Lydia Ray Balderston (1921)
"A plain deck mop, one with strings fastened in a circle around a wooden handle, makes a good dry dust mop. A second type is the broad flat mop; ..."

6. Elements of the Theory and Practice of Cookery: A Textbook of Domestic by Mary Emma Williams, Katharine Rolston Fisher (1916)
"The scrubbing-brush should be of a size and shape to be easily grasped by the hand that is to wield it. Labor-savers. — A dust-mop is ..."

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