1. South West Africa.
noun 1. a large mop used on shipboard for cleaning decks, living quarters, etc. 2. a bit of sponge, cloth, cotton, or the like, sometimes fixed to a stick, for cleansing the mouth of a sick person or for applying medicaments, drying areas, etc. 3. the material collected with a swab as a specimen for […]
noun 1. a person who uses a swab. 2. Slang. swab (def 6). 3. a swab; mop. noun 1. a person who uses a swab 2. a device designed for swabbing 3. (slang) an uncouth fellow
noun, plural swabbies. 1. Slang. (in the Navy or Coast Guard) a sailor; gob. Suzy Homemaker