from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mop.
  • n. Plural form of mop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pug-dog.


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  • It is more efficent when you have large areas to cover than the sponge mops from the States.

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  • The one that always makes me cringe is "mops" - or bent over using your shirt to mop the gym floor as you go as fast as you can from one end to the other then back.

    Los Angeles Metblogs

  • Pugs (also known as mops or Dutch pugs) have been popular pets for hundreds of years.

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  • Fully one half of Malië's followers were men of such stature that the undersized though wiry Chilenos looked like dwarfs beside them; then, in addition to this, their immense "mops" of bright golden hair -- dyed that colour by the application of lime -- and their wonderfully tatooed bodies, with the first intricate lines beginning at the waist and ending at the knees, accentuated the velvety and rich reddish brown of their skins.

    John Frewen, South Sea Whaler 1904

  • Some days Martin "mops" the pig with a beer, other days with some cider vinegar.

    Nashville Scene

  • With flood disasters, according to (www., flood cleanup kits that include items such as mops, buckets, bleach and scrub brushes are provided in some instances.

    Minot Daily News

  • It is the mossy patio where the buckets stand and the periodic cleaning women come to rinse and to refresh their mops.

    Siemens in the Morning « Unknowing

  • The blue plastic buckets of the morning and the swinging mops before and behind; the black rubber gloves of cleaning, water drops and some spilled suds; wearing uniforms they mop and mop and then pass on.

    Siemens in the Morning « Unknowing

  • While I was there I saw many people with brooms and mops, sweeping and bleaching the pavement in a self-motivated initiative designed to show the Mayor, Brookfield, the police and the nation that non-violent protest and respect for the park are not mutually exclusive things.

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  • A wizened courthouse custodian offers up testimonials on the skills of Rob Levine, a personal injury attorney, while he mops the courtroom floor.

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