A 17th century word deserving of a comeback, a "muckinder" is that clean cloth all parents of infants keep handy for mopping up drool and burp-stuff. It's a synonym for burp-rag, drool-cloth and schmatta, but it has seniority over those other terms and it's so much more evocative!
"Honey, where's Junior's muckinder? Quick! Oops, too late!"
by Sharon Ann Burnston July 23, 2005