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

  • n. See washcloth.

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  • n. A square piece of cloth for washing the face and body.

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

  • n. bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body


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  • The Proposal - Just the "washrag" scene made it all worth while.

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  • After years and years of starvation and gruesomeness and lack of human contact because there were no humans left, only walking corpses, a woman gently lifted the sixty-pound dead man's penis with a cool washrag and wiped him clean.

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  • Democracy in our hands is like a fabric-softened washrag in the hands of a teenage boy ... we won't stop using it, ever.

    Carol Hartsell: Pulling the Plug on Democracy

  • After the dog finished his business, one of the women, whose tit was by the way hanging out of her low-slung wide-open blouse, got up and gave Greg a blue washrag so he could mop up the puddle of white semen sitting pooled up on the wood floor next to his leg.

    The Great San Francisco Poetry Wars, 18

  • He slumped in the chair, washrag pressed against the side of his face where the tumor had eaten into his jaw.


  •            But Greg tied the washrag around the dog's neck like a kerchief and named the dog “Digger” because while licking himself one of his legs kept digging into the floor as he spun around in a complete circle in ecstasy.

    The Great San Francisco Poetry Wars, 18

  • I relished the simple pleasure of a warm washrag on my face.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

  • She wiped her hands on a damp washrag and tossed the last of her MRE into the wastebasket.


  • Olive has given me a glass of water, a damp washrag, and a pillow to sit on.

    Crossing the Tracks

  • Before getting dressed for the day I again dipped the bucket into the lake water and tried to take a modified sponge bath, using one of my clean socks as a washrag.

    Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile


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