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Cadge from cleaner (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

sponge

I believe this is a double definition.

'cadge' is the first definition.
(I know that cadge can be written as sponge)

'cleaner' is the second definition.

'from' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for sponge that I've seen before include "Porous mass of fibres found in the ocean" , "clean with damp cloth" , "that lives in the sea" , "Porous mass in oceans" , "Madeira, say" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror and The Telegraph.
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