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sanitary towel

noun British.
  1. sanitary napkin.
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Origin of sanitary towel

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for sanitary towel

sanitary towel

esp US sanitary napkin

noun
  1. an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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