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table napkin

See napkin (sense 1)
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  • He brought a basin full of lukewarm water and a table napkin.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • I sat down at the little table; a table napkin was placed on my plate.

    Nobody's Boy Hector Malot
  • The doubtful accommodation of the table napkin also we were glad to accept.

    From the Oak to the Olive Julia Ward Howe
  • "Bless my life" exclaimed Mr. Earlsdown throwing down his fork and tossing his table napkin to the butler.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • The cook, bent on obtaining his wish, presented him with a table napkin and begged him to use that instead of canvas.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • He gave the alpenstock a rub with the table napkin before placing it and his old mountaineering companion against the bag.

    Witness to the Deed George Manville Fenn
  • Whereupon he became suddenly embarrassed, and pulled out a handkerchief the size of a table napkin.

    Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Serviette is the word always used in British territory for table napkin.

  • He wrapped the bottle up to its neck in a table napkin and poured out wine for himself and for Pierre.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Fortunately, there was a vacant room in the inn, and here I was at once supplied with the smallest of basins and a table napkin.

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