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English definition of “mop”

mop

noun [C]    /mɑp/
a stick having at one end a mass of thick , cloth strings or a sponge (= soft substance ) that you slide along a floor to spread or absorb a liquid in cleaning the floor A mop of hair is a lot of hair in a thick mass : The child’s face was framed by a mop of brown curls .
(Definition of mop noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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