dishtowel

[dish-tou-uhl]
noun
a towel for drying dishes.

Origin:
1865–70; dish + towel

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dishtowel (ˈdɪʃˌtaʊəl)
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): tea towel a towel for drying dishes and kitchen utensils

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Example sentences
We placed the hen in a box with a heating pad under her and a dishtowel over her back.
It is better to dry your hands with a paper towel rather than a dishtowel that could have been previously contaminated.
Grate the zucchini and wrap in a clean dishtowel and squeeze out the excess moisture.
Place all sealed hot jars aside on thick dry dishtowel and cover with potholders and dishtowels to prevent rapid cooling.
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