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potholder

[pot-hohl-der] /ˈpɒtˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot pots and dishes.
Origin of potholder
1940-1945
1940-45; pot1 + holder
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