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Wipe

In film, a transition between two shots or scenes in which a second shot gradually replaces a first. Wipes are done in editing.
References in classic literature ?
All this the gentleman was observing, and with astonishment, more especially when, after having wiped himself clean, his head, face, beard, and helmet, Don Quixote put it on, and settling himself firmly in his stirrups, easing his sword in the scabbard, and grasping his lance, he cried, "Now, come who will, here am I, ready to try conclusions with Satan himself in person
As we walked together up the windy street, Lena wiped her eyes with the back of her woollen glove.
Mother Simon wiped it away with a cloth, saying inwardly that some day she would have to go through the same thing herself.