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an implement with a wooden handle and a head made of twists of cotton or a piece of synthetic sponge, used for polishing or washing floors, or washing dishes
(in various parts of England) an annual fair at which formerly servants were hired
MOP(Millionaire On Paper) People who have wealth tied up in company stock options, which cannot be exercised until a certain date. During the dot-com boom, tens of thousands of MOPs were created, but many unfortunately never cashed in before the stock became worthless. See also MOPS.
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This may prove to be easier said than done, as the days seem to fly by in a chaotic frenzy of feeding, changing nappies, mopping up
sick, visits to the clinic and meeting other mothers and babies for coffee.
Most Stevenson Ranch residents spent Thursday mopping up
, washing the thick black ash off their cars and driveways and giving thanks that their homes were untouched.
One more glia role turns out to be mopping up