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  • n. Plural form of washrag.


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  • If I didnt stop soon, Id topple into the big basket of soiled washrags.

    Fat Chance

  • Alice got out towels and washrags, put sheets on the bed in the spare room, cleaned up after the little dog and cooked supper.

    Bailey White: 'The Green Bus'

  •       A stack of washrags had tumbled to the floor, as if they had been folded and dropped.

    The Debt Collector

  • A half dozen empty ewers sat against the wall, along with a stack of washrags.

    Temple of the Winds

  • Fuck -- two Dobermans -- no eyes, throats slit, teeth gnashing chemicalsoaked washrags.

    White Jazz

  • He had some strange fix on their eyes, so he carefully pulled them out, stuffed them down their throats and stuffed the washrags soaked in chemical in their mouths.

    White Jazz

  • Then they closed tight, like wrung-out washrags, and turned away.

    With Friends Like These...

  • Before him stood the washstand with its cold marble basin, the soap trays, washrags, toothbrushes, and other instruments of torture.

    A Son of the City A Story of Boy Life

  • The tooth, nail, and shaving brushes, the sponges and washrags, should be packed in little waterproof silk bags, which can be obtained at a small price at any chemist's.

    The Complete Bachelor Manners for Men

  • I'll show you sometimes the way my Millie left home, complete even to hand-crocheted washrags.



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