[ pot-hohl-der ]
/ ˈpɒtˌhoʊl dər /
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a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot pots and dishes.
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How to use potholder in a sentence
Instead of the pot holder a child's picture-book may be substituted.Handicraft for Girls|Idabelle McGlauflin
Lucky she wasn't a heavy-weight, or that pot-holder wouldn't have stood the strain.Shorty McCabe|Sewell Ford