What does the word mop mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Mayne Reid
  2. No, said Mop, I know he ain't no coward. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  3. Mop that up, Jerry, he said, and come along and do your duty. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile