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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
1940-1945
1940-45; pot1 + holder
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  • If you must leave the kitchen while cooking, take a spoon or potholder with you to remind you to return to the kitchen.
  • If you must leave the kitchen, take a wooden spoon or potholder as a reminder.
  • If someone leaves the kitchen while cooking, they can take a spoon or potholder with them to remind them to return to the kitchen.
  • Use a potholder to press down foil so that it touches stew.

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