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A towel for drying dishes.


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


(ˈdɪʃˌtaʊ əl)

a towel for drying dishes.
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Noun1.dishtowel - a towel for drying dishesdishtowel - a towel for drying dishes    
towel - a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
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Pat the chickpeas very dry with a clean dishtowel or paper towels.
Henry came out of the kitchen, wiping his hands on a dishtowel.
Fortunately, I have a dishtowel in my hand and catch the eardrum vandal in its soft folds.
For example, "a dishtowel get wet when it dries' and 'blackberries are green when they are red.
Her tone is often light and humorous, especially when domestic, ordinary events are described through the use of personifications, as in 'Dish Towel Speaks' and 'The Infant of Prague with a Black Eye' where the adventures of a dishtowel and a statue are narrated:
Coordinating oven mitts, potholders and dishtowel sets are available.
Cover with a dishtowel and leave in a warm place - do not move for 24 hrs.
Here's a tip from our expert: When you're making rice, tie a dishtowel firmly around the underside of the lid of your pan (so the open part is on top of the lid)-it absorbs the moisture and makes fluffier rice.
And they argued that the presence of another person's DNA on carpet and on a dishtowel found near the victims' bodies at the crime scene was critical evidence that someone else could have been the killer.
Place a folded dishtowel under one end so chocolate pools at other end.
As the gauge reached the proper setting, I pulled on my oven mitts, grabbed a large dishtowel, and slowly walked toward the stove.