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finger bowl

noun
1.
a small bowl to hold water for rinsing the fingers at table.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for finger-bowl

finger bowl

noun
1.
a small bowl filled with water for rinsing the fingers at the table after a meal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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