- vt. 擦干；用拖把拖洗
- vi. 用拖把擦洗地板；扮鬼脸
- n. 拖把；蓬松的头发；鬼脸
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mop [mɔp] 拖把——抹布
2. mop (音：毛扑，用毛扑地，音：抹泼，又抹地又泼水地拖地)拖把
- mop:  Mop first appeared in the guise mappe, a late 15th-century sailors’ term for an improvised brush used for caulking ships’ seams with tar. The modern form mop, presumably the same word, did not emerge until the mid-17thcentury. It may be a truncation of an earlier mapple ‘mop’ , which came from late Latin mappula ‘towel, cloth’, a diminutive form of Latin mappa ‘cloth’ (source of English map).
- mop (n.)
- late 15c., mappe "bundle of yarn, etc., fastened to the end of a stick for cleaning or spreading pitch on a ship's decks," from Walloon (French) mappe "napkin," from Latin mappa "napkin" (see map (n.)). Modern spelling by 1660s. Of hair, from 1847. Grose ["Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue," Grose, 1788] has mopsqueezer "A maid servant, particularly a housemaid."
- mop (v.)
- 1709, from mop (n.). Related: Mopped; mopping.
- 1. He was long-limbed and dark-eyed, with a mop of tight, dark curls.
- 2. a mop and bucket
- 3. The hotel cleaner entered carrying a bucket and a mop.
- 4. The houseboy comes to mop our kitchen floor twice a week.
- 5. The old man wiped the floor with a mop.
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