- 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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Examples from the Web for potholder
And those handles heat up, so make sure you always use a potholder.The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide
December 13, 2012
Use the potholder in one hand to hold the cover on, and with the other move the pan back and forth across the unit.
Shall we try to make a potholder and learn another new stitch?
Perhaps, instead of a potholder, you had rather make iron holders or bean bags for your League Fair.
With the potholder, remove the pan and add one layer of popcorn kernels.