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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound;

Usage examples (24)
  • swab the ship's decks
  • "Splutter and oons!" cried the man, interrupting me, "who be you a-calling swab, I'd like to know!"
  • They had a positive nasal swab, which is a different -- the only indication that we have from that nasal swab is that they were exposed.
  • "Blessed if I believe the swab was a certificated doctor at all. for more
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