tea towel


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tea towel

n.
A cloth for drying dishes; a dishtowel.

tea towel

or

tea cloth

n
a towel for drying dishes and kitchen utensils. US name: dishtowel

tea′ tow`el


n.
a dishtowel.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tea towel - a towel for drying dishestea towel - a towel for drying dishes    
towel - a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
Translations
utěrka
viskestykke
astiapyyhe
kuhinjska krpa
布巾
티 타월
diskhandduk
ผ้าเช็ดจาน
khăn lau bát

tea towel

n (Brit) → strofinaccio (per i piatti)

tea towel

مِنْشَفَة utěrka viskestykke Geschirrtuch πετσέτα τσαγιού paño de cocina astiapyyhe torchon kuhinjska krpa strofinaccio 布巾 티 타월 theedoek kjøkkenhåndkle ścierka do naczyń naperão, pano de prato кухонное полотенце diskhandduk ผ้าเช็ดจาน mutfak havlusu khăn lau bát 茶巾
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