dish towel

dish towel
noun
a towel for drying dishes
Syn: ↑dishtowel, ↑tea towel
Hypernyms: ↑towel

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noun, pl ⋯ -els [count]
US : a cloth that is used for drying dishes — called also (Brit) tea cloth (chiefly Brit) tea towel

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