Definition of facecloth in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪsklɒθ/


1A small towelling cloth for washing one’s face.
Example sentences
  • ‘Here, wash your face,’ he was told as he was handed a facecloth, soap and towel.
  • After using you simply throw the facecloth into an attendant basket.
  • The soap looked rough and small, obviously on its last legs and the facecloth, faded grey from too many washes, had seen better days.
1.1 [mass noun] British Smooth-surfaced woollen cloth.
Example sentences
  • This slim fitting double-breasted coat, which has a silk velvet collar, is made of high quality British wool facecloth.
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