napkin

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English[edit]

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A folded napkin which formed part of a table setting in a hotel restaurant in Singapore

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English napkyn, equivalent to nape (cloth) +‎ -kin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

napkin (plural napkins)

  1. A serviette; a (usually rectangular) piece of cloth or paper used at the table for wiping the mouth and hands for cleanliness while eating.
  2. (Britain, South Africa) A nappy (UK), a diaper (American).
  3. 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.
  4. A sanitary napkin.

Translations[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English napkin, from Middle English napkyn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nap‧kin

Noun[edit]

napkin

  1. a sanitary napkin

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:napkin.


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

napkin

  1. Alternative form of napkyn