- a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot pots and dishes.
Origin of potholder
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Lucky she wasn't a heavy-weight, or that pot-holder wouldn't have stood the strain.Shorty McCabe
Word Origin and History for pot-holder
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