Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of swab.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of swab.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Guess what: they get their cotton swabs from a different supplier.

    Boing Boing

  • Cotton Swabs – I am convinced cleaning my ears daily with cotton swabs is the only cure for my slight hearing loss.

    Blog De Ganz | Archive | October

  • Tom Finch, the lieutenant in command of the _Porpoise_, who had got his promotion through the death vacancy of his senior at Cape Coast Castle -- he was just ahead of me on the roster, luckily for him -- was one of the jolliest fellows I ever sailed with or under, since I entered the service; and I'm sure I've known a few "swabs" in my time!

    Tom Finch's Monkey and How he Dined with the Admiral

  • • The use of "swabs," or Explosive Trace Detection machines, has been expanded in recent weeks.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • - The use of "swabs," or Explosive Trace Detection machines, has been expanded in recent weeks.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The use of "swabs," or Explosive Trace Detection machines, has been expanded in recent weeks.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • The use of "swabs," or Explosive Trace Detection machines, has been expanded in recent weeks.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • Figures released earlier this year reported 533 NHS patients across the country have had equipment such as swabs, clips, needles and gauze left inside them following operations since

    Express & Star

  • Figures released earlier this year reported 533 NHS patients across the country have had equipment such as swabs, clips, needles and gauze left inside them following operations since

    Star

  • The use of "swabs," or Explosive Trace Detection machines, has been expanded in recent weeks.

    KETV.com - Local News

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