"She flicked her wand casually at the washing-up in the sink which began to clean itself, clinking gently in the background."
— Description[src]

This spell (incantation unknown) enchanted dirty dishes to wash themselves.[1]


It was used nonverbally by Molly Weasley after preparing breakfast for Harry Potter upon his arrival to the Burrow on 4 August, 1992.[1]

A witch was seen using this spell at the tent beside the Weasley family's tent at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup.[2]

Behind the scenes

  • In the second film, Mrs Weasley has already used this spell and the dishes are washing themselves when Harry and the Weasleys come in.


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 3 (The Burrow)
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film) - Chapter 3 (The Quidditch World Cup)
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