dishtowel

[ dish-tou-uh l ]
/ ˈdɪʃˌtaʊ əl /
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noun

a towel for drying dishes.

Nearby words

  1. dishonour,
  2. dishonourable,
  3. dishpan,
  4. dishpan hands,
  5. dishrag,
  6. dishware,
  7. dishwasher,
  8. dishwasherproof,
  9. dishwashing,
  10. dishwater

Origin of dishtowel

First recorded in 1865–70; dish + towel

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British Dictionary definitions for dishtowel

dishtowel

/ (ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a towel for drying dishes and kitchen utensilsAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): tea towel
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