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tea cloth

another name for tea towel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Why, here's the tea cloth that I thought had been lost in the wash!

  • The tea cloth may be a yard, a yard and a half, or two yards square.

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • One creature tucked tracks under the tea cloth, whereat Mrs. Whitney's pinched nose was elevated.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • A tea cloth worked by Russian peasants lay under the tea-cups—two only—of yellow Chinese egg-shell ware.

  • A tea cloth can be colored, but the conventional one is of white linen, with little or much white needlework or lace, or both.

    Etiquette Emily Post

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