Definition of Face cloth

1. Noun. Bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body.

Exact synonyms: Flannel, Washcloth, Washrag
Generic synonyms: Bath Linen

Definition of Face cloth

1. Noun. A small cloth used to wash one's face. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Face Cloth

face angle
face blindness
face card
face cards
face cloth (current term)
face cream
face down
face for radio
face form
face fungus
face guard
face lift
face lifting
face like a bag of spanners
face man
face mask
face mask penalties
face mask penalty

Literary usage of Face cloth

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... or with success (as to face doum, and face out} : a face-cloth is linen cloth placed on the face of the dead : face- painting, portrait-painting. ..."

2. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"Marks О show where stitching ends are brought over the face cloth, each stitching point covering two face picks, to define the pattern. ..."

3. Jacquard Weaving and Designing by T. F. Bell (1895)
"The crosses show where the back warp is raised for the texture of the back cloth at the back of the face cloth, and tiht dots represent the face warp raised ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Theodore Tilton in One Volume: With a Preface by Theodore Tilton (1897)
"A FACE-CLOTH on my face? I draw no breath? '** Bound hand and foot? Laid in a stony cave? 0 Christ of Nazareth, I am in my grave ! Speak, Lord of Life, ..."

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