table napkin


table napkin
noun
a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
Syn: ↑napkin, ↑serviette
Hypernyms: ↑table linen, ↑napery
Hyponyms: ↑bib, ↑dinner napkin, ↑tea napkin

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ˈtable napkin [table napkin] noun
= napkin

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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