mop

Part of speech: verb

To wipe with a mop.

Part of speech: noun

A piece of cloth, or the like, attached to a handle, for washing floors, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A tangled bunch or mass, as of hair.

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Usage examples "mop":

  1. Either the arrow or one of the bullets must have sickened him with the combat; for, dropping his mop- like tail to a level with the line of his back, he broke away; and, trotting sulkily forward, sprang in at the door of the kraal! - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
  2. No, said Mop, I know he ain't no coward. - "The Major", Ralph Connor.
  3. Mop that up, Jerry, he said, and come along and do your duty. - "Men, Women and Guns", H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile.