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3 definitions found
 for swob
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swab \Swab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swabbed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Swabbing.] [See Swabber, n.]
     To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after
     washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship. [Spelt also swob.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swob \Swob\, n. & v.
     See Swab.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  swob
      n 1: cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material
           fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors [syn: swab,
           swob, mop]
      v 1: wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship's decks" [syn:
           swab, swob]
      2: apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with
         paint" [syn: dab, swab, swob]

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