Mop (?), n. [See Mope.]

A made-up face; a grimace.

"What mops and mowes it makes!"

Beau. & Fl.


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Mop, v. i.

To make a wry mouth.




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Mop, n. [CF. W. mop, mopa, Ir. moipal, Gael. moibeal, moibean; or OF. mappe a napkin (see Map, Napkin).]


An implement for washing floors, or the like, made of a piece of cloth, or a collection of thrums, or coarse yarn, fastened to a handle.


A fair where servants are hired.

[Prov. Eng.]


The young of any animal; also, a young girl; a moppet.

[Prov. Eng.]


Mop head. (a) The end of a mop, to which the thrums or rags are fastened. (b) A clamp for holding the thrums or rags of a mop. [U.S.]


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Mop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mopped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Mopping.]

To rub or wipe with a mop, or as with a mop; as, to mop a floor; to mop one's face with a handkerchief.


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