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soap dish

a dish designed to hold a bar of soap, especially as a bathroom or kitchen fixture attached to a sink, lavatory, or bathtub.
Origin of soap dish
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There were a soap dish and a small pitcher, and they looked beautiful on the thick white cloth, that was fringed all around.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • She emptied the soap dish, cleaned it, poured in the germicide, and dropped the jade necklace into the liquid.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • I know you'll like him, he's a tremendous big fellow, I put him in your soap dish to save him for you.

    Bolax Josephine Culpeper
  • "I'll keep my eye on you," promised Jane, much amused at the affair of the soap dish.

    Jane Allen: Right Guard Edith Bancroft

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