soap dish

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noun

a dish designed to hold a bar of soap, especially as a bathroom or kitchen fixture attached to a sink, lavatory, or bathtub.

Nearby words

  1. soane, sir john,
  2. soap,
  3. soap boiler,
  4. soap box derby,
  5. soap bubble,
  6. soap flakes,
  7. soap opera,
  8. soap pad,
  9. soap plant,
  10. soap powder

Origin of soap dish

First recorded in 1830–40

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Word Origin and History for soap-dish

soap-dish

n.

1835 as a dish for a bar of soap; 1814 as a holder for shaving-soap, from soap (n.) + dish (n.).

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