Cleanliness (See also Orderliness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Cleanliness (See also Orderliness.)


  1. Berchta unkempt herself, demands cleanliness from others, especially children. [Ger. Folklore: Leach, 137]
  2. cat continually “washes” itself. [Animal Symbolism: Jobes, 296]
  3. Clean, Mr. brand of household cleaner. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 379]
  4. hyssop Biblical herb used for ceremonial sprinkling. [Flower Symbolism: O.T. Psalms 51:7]
  5. Mary Mouse constantly sweeping and dusting. [Children’s Lit.: Mary Mouse and the Doll’s House, Fisher, 216]
  6. Spic and Span brand of household cleaner. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 546]
  7. Wag-at-the-Wa’ brownie who is strict about neatness of houses. [Br. Folldore: Briggs, 425–426]

Cleverness (See CUNNING.)