napkin definition

  • noun:
    • an item of fabric or absorbent report used at table to guard the clothing or wipe the lips and fingers.
    • A cloth or bath towel.
    • A sanitary napkin.
    • Chiefly British A diaper.
    • A serviette; a (usually rectangular) little bit of cloth or paper used at table for wiping the mouth and fingers for sanitation while eating.
    • A nappy (UK), a diaper (United states).
    • a little scarf worn in the head by Christian woman whenever entering a Roman Catholic chapel, as a token of modesty.
    • A sanitary napkin.
    • some bath towel, manufactured from fabric or report, esp. one for cleaning the hands and lips at table.
    • A handkerchief.
    • A handkerchief; a kerchief of any kind.
    • a tiny square piece of linen cloth, today usually damask, made use of at table to wipe the lips and arms and also to protect the garments.
    • apparel consisting of a folded cloth drafted involving the legs and fastened at the waist; donned by babies to get excrement
    • a little bit of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and protect the lap to be able to protect clothes

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