WIPE, verb transitive
1. To rub something soft for cleaning; to clean by rubbing; as, to wipe the hands or face with a towel. Luke 7:38.
2. To strike off gently.
Some natral tears they droppd, but wipd them soon.
3. To cleanse from evil practices or abuses; to overturn and destroy what is foul and hateful.
I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish. 2 Kings 21:13.
4. To cheat; to defraud.
To wipe away, to cleanse by rubbing or tersion; as, to wipe away a stain or reproach.
To wipe off, to clear away. wipe off this foul stain; wipe off the dust.
To wipe out, to efface; to obliterate. wipe out the blot.
1. The act of rubbing for the purpose of cleaning.
2. A blow; a stroke.
3. A gibe; a jeer; a severe sarcasm.
4. A bird.