implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
swab, swob, mop(verb)
cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
wash with a swab or a mop
"swab the ship's decks"
dab, swab, swob(verb)
apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
"dab the wall with paint"
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