tea towel

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English[edit]

a green tea towel

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Etymology[edit]

From tea +‎ towel. Attested from the middle 19th century. Compare earlier tea-cloth from the late 18th century.

Noun[edit]

tea towel (plural tea towels)

  1. A cloth, made from cotton or linen, for drying dishes and glassware.

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