wet rag

wet rag

verb
See also: rag, wet
References in classic literature ?
Mix the beverage in a cold cup, partake with moderation, and keep a wet rag around your head to guard against over-excitement.
His body wrapped limply about the fist like a wet rag about a stick.
We turned-to afterwards, and shovelled out on deck heaps of wet rags, all sorts of fragments of things without shape, and that you couldn't give a name to, and let them settle the ownership themselves.
Indeed, later that night, a wet rag graced the entrance to our tiny apartment in a Khrushchev-era block, to help us keep those radiation particles out.
Construction of a new pig launcher on 24" KM-KS wet RAG pipeline operating at 400 psig and replacement of pig receiver on 16" KN-KM Wet RAG line, operating at 400 psig.
The police official said the housemaid, who is in her 20s, is suspected of using a wet rag to throttle the girl while she slept.
Dubai police have arrested a housemaid on charges of murdering her sponsors' baby by suffocating her with a wet rag, a report said.
If during vacuuming you discover spots or spills, however, try using a wet rag to moisten the affected areas before rubbing borax in with a stiff-bristle brush.
A lurid crimson waterfall chases the head to the granite with the sound of a wet rag being wrung out over a stainless steel sink.
It really depresses me to watch the way female MPs have become a bunch of self-serving egotists with as much political conviction as a wet rag.
It may seem easier to blame it all on Gareth Bale for throwing himself around like a wet rag to fool a German referee.
I don't know about you but I'm an emotional wet rag after the Polympic Games.
WET RAG TO A BULL: Graham Swann, who struggled to cope with the effects of the evening dew, has words with umpire Daryl Harper as England slide to a shock World Cup defeat in Chittagong.
According to them, the procedure was very simple: After a puja at the designated spot ( the devaswom board has now built a concrete platform for the miracle), a large vessel with a heap of camphor in it would be lit and raised thrice and then snuffed out with a wet rag.