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  • v. Present participle of sponge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from sponge, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act denoted by the verb ‘sponge.’
  • n. In curing yellow tobacco, a staining of the face side of the leaf of a dull Spanish brown, due to insufficient heat in the process of fixing the color.


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