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swab

2 verb
     
Related topics: Cleaning, Hospital, Water
swab2 past tense and past participle swabbed, present participle swabbing [transitive]
1 also swab something ↔ downTTWDHC to clean something using a large amount of water:
a girl who was swabbing the tiled floor with a mop
2MH to clean a wound with a small piece of special material

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