WIPE, v.t. 1. To rub something soft for cleaning; to clean by rubbing; as, to wipe the hands or face with a towel. Luke 7.2. 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 21.4. 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.
WIPE, n. 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.