SWAB MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Swab Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship.
  2. (n.) A bit of sponge, cloth, or the like, fastened to a handle, for cleansing the mouth of a sick person, applying medicaments to deep-seated parts, etc.
  3. (n.) A sponge, or other suitable substance, attached to a long rod or handle, for cleaning the bore of a firearm.
  4. (n.) An epaulet.
  5. (n.) A cod, or pod, as of beans or pease.
  6. (n.) A kind of mop for cleaning floors, the desks of vessels, etc., esp. one made of rope-yarns or threads.


Synonyms:
Dab, Mop, Swob,

• Swabbing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Swab


Synonyms:
Mopping,

• Swabbed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Swab


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