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A small pad of fabric, silicone, or other material, used for handling hot cooking utensils.


(Cookery) a piece of material used to protect one's hands while lifting a hot pot


(ˈpɒtˌhoʊl dər)

a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot pots and dishes.
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Noun1.potholder - an insulated pad for holding hot potspotholder - an insulated pad for holding hot pots
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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