dish·​cloth | \ ˈdish-ˌklȯth How to pronounce dishcloth (audio) \

Definition of dishcloth

: a cloth for washing dishes

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Apparently, your chance of coming into contact with E. coli actually increases if your mug has been wiped down with the office dishcloth or sponge. Emily Price, Fortune, "It’s Very Possible Your Office Coffee Mug Has Fecal Matter on It," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of dishcloth

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dishcloth was in 1827

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English Language Learners Definition of dishcloth

: a cloth that is used for washing dishes

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