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  • n. Plural form of dustcloth.


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  • They work alongside me with their own dustcloths and brooms when it's time to clean.

    The Blessing of Work

  • The children emerged as if by magic from beneath dustcloths, under the dolls house, behind the curtains.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • It was satisfying work – and I loved the sense of accomplishment when I cleared away all the dustcloths and paint cans, and was able to look at the clean, airy apartment I had created.

    State of the Union

  • The artwork had been crated and the furniture was either already gone, or covered with white dustcloths.

    Second Skin

  • Caroline felt in the way as servants hurried from one room to another with dustcloths and pails of water in their hands.

    Rebellious Desire

  • The door to the kitchen steps is festooned with aprons; there are also a few hooks with dustcloths and a brush.

    Tales From The Secret Annex

  • Arkady and Pribluda ate at the only table set in a dining room of ghostly dustcloths.

    Gorky Park

  • Arkady watched the wardrobe assistant place dustcloths over the garden table and chairs, pull up a wilting flower and turn down the gas lamp on the piano.

    Gorky Park

  • The two billiard-tables were covered with their dustcloths.

    Maigret's Little Joke

  • The drawing-room for you, and Miss Wylie in a coloured merino to receive you; very likely she would exclaim, "This is a pleasant surprise!" though she has seen you coming up the avenue and has just had time to whip the dustcloths off the chairs, and to warn Alick, David and James, that they had better not dare come in to see you before they have put on a dickey.

    What Every Woman Knows


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