SWAB in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SWAB
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swab
 n.  implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
 v.  apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
Classic Sentence:
1  He was a "squeedgie" man; his job was to go about all day with a long-handled mop, swabbing up the floor.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  Sixpenny brooches glared like cats' eyes and tigers' eyes; pearls looked down; her cape was made of cloth of silver--in fact swabs used to scour saucepans.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
Example Sentence:
1  The nurse cleaned the cut on my leg with a swab.