dry mop

noun

Definition of dry mop 

: a long-handled mop for dusting floors

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Care Try to dry mop or vacuum your kitchen floor every other day to cut down on the build-up of dust and dirt. Elle Decor Staff, ELLE Decor, "How to Keep a Clean Kitchen," 28 Sep. 2011 For hardwood and other bare floors, microfiber dry mops or Swiffer dry pads are ideal for corralling fur balls. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Secrets for Removing Pet Hair From Yourself, Your Furniture and More," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dry mop

1933, in the meaning defined above

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