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The Feudel , in Low German Feueldoog , in Austria (rubbing up, wiping up, cleaning) scraps , (scouring) Hader (in Saxony ) is a ( cleaning) rag , rag or cloth for damp cleaning the floor . The activity is called "feuding". The term is also used in sailor's language .

The Feudel is not a mop , but its forerunner, a coarse cloth that is usually wrapped around a mop .

Use of language

Numerous terms are used in the German language for "cleaning cloth", "scouring cloth" or "wipe cloth" :

In other regions, cleaning rags are mostly used ; in addition, it is common:

See also

Web links

Commons : Feudel  - collection of images, videos and audio files
Wiktionary: Feudel  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. "Second round - rag" Atlas of German everyday language (AdA), Philosophical-Hist. Faculty, University of Augsburg, October 22, 2008.