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napkin (plural napkins)
- A serviette; a (usually rectangular) piece of cloth or paper used at the table for wiping the mouth and hands for cleanliness while eating.
- (Britain, South Africa) A nappy (UK), a diaper (American).
- A small scarf worn on the head by Christian women (chiefly Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox) when entering a church, as a token of modesty.
- A sanitary napkin.
diaper — see diaper
sanitary napkin — see sanitary napkin
- Hyphenation: nap‧kin
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:napkin.
- Alternative form of