Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cloth for washing dishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cloth used to wash dishes
  • n. A cloth used to dry dishes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cloth used for washing dishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloth used for washing dishes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cloth for washing dishes

Etymologies

dish +‎ cloth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This dishcloth is very absorbent, can be rinsed off and reused dozens of times, and will happily save tons of paper towels in the kitchen.

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  • This paw-print dishcloth is made of 100% cotton yarn, and the color is called "jute".

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  • The second dishcloth is knit in Trinity Stitch in varigated blue cotton yarn.

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  • Then he apologetically threw down the greasy dishcloth, and went to his master's rescue.

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  • Cut out the ravioli and place them on a dishcloth while you boil water.

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  • She scrubbed at a sticky mess left by the kids with a dishcloth.

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  • She carefully arranged the dishcloth over the faucet so that it would dry out.

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  • Cara heard him running water, and then a warm, wet dishcloth was put in her hand.

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  • Sharon grabbed the dishcloth from the sink and mopped up the milky film on the table.

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  • Taking the towel from him, Sharon draped it over the edge of the counter to dry and folded the dishcloth to lay it over the divider of the double sink.

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