dishtowel

[ dish-tou-uh l ]
/ ˈdɪʃˌtaʊ əl /

noun

a towel for drying dishes.

Origin of dishtowel

First recorded in 1865–70; dish + towel
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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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