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ser·vi·ette

 (sûr′vē-ĕt′)
n. Chiefly British
A table napkin.

[French, from Old French serviete, perhaps from servir, to serve; see serve.]

serviette

(ˌsɜːvɪˈɛt)
n
chiefly Brit a small square of cloth or paper used while eating to protect the clothes, wipe the mouth and hands, etc
[C15: from Old French, from servir to serve; formed on the model of oubliette]

ser•vi•ette

(ˌsɜr viˈɛt)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a table napkin.
[1480–90; < Middle French, =servi(r) to serve + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serviette - a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothingserviette - a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
bib - a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating
dinner napkin - a large napkin used when dinner is served
napery, table linen - linens for the dining table
tea napkin - a small napkin used when tea is served
Translations
فوطَة للمائِدَهمِنْدِيلُ الـمَائِدَة
ubrousek
serviet
lautasliina
ubrus
munnòurrka, servíetta
ナプキン
식탁용 냅킨
salvete
prtiček
servett
ผ้าเช็ดปากบนโต๊ะอาหาร
khăn ăn

serviette

[ˌsɜːvɪˈet]
A. Nservilleta f
B. CPD serviette ring Nservilletero m

serviette

[ˌsɜːrviˈɛt] n (British) (= cloth napkin) → serviette f (de table) (= paper napkin) → serviette f en papier

serviette

n (Brit) → Serviette f; serviette ringServiettenring m

serviette

[ˌsɜːvɪˈɛt] n (Brit) → tovagliolo, salvietta

serviette

(səːviˈet) noun
a table napkin. a paper serviette.

serviette

مِنْدِيلُ الـمَائِدَة ubrousek serviet Serviette πετσέτα φαγητού servilleta lautasliina serviette ubrus tovagliolo ナプキン 식탁용 냅킨 servet serviett serwetka guardanapo салфетка servett ผ้าเช็ดปากบนโต๊ะอาหาร kağıt peçete khăn ăn 餐巾纸
References in classic literature ?
Da Souza, who opened the door for them, returned to his seat, moodily flicking the crumbs from his trousers with his serviette.
He sat down and tucked his serviette into his waistcoat, raised his glass, and suddenly set it down again.
After work hours he used sometimes to come over from his hut for a talk about his children and his pigeons; at work, when he had to crawl in the mud under the bottom of the steamboat, he would tie up that beard of his in a kind of white serviette he brought for the purpose.
Her articles made from serviettes were much admired, leaving everyone with some excellent new ideas for Christmas decorations and presents.
Lot 5: Produits usage unique: mouchoirs, serviettes de tables, gants toilettes.
Un peu plus a l'est de Chenoua, plus exactement a Ain Tagourait, un groupe de jeunes de Douera ont etendu leurs serviettes non loin des vagues.
It will look cool and you'll save money on buying paper serviettes.
La societe produit des couches pour bebes et adultes, des tampons hygieniques et des produits menagers tels que les serviettes en papier, et les tissus et papier de toilette a travers six usines de production, notamment une usine d'ouate de cellulose.
com)-- Alsco, a premier supplier of beautiful crisp linen, serviettes and wipes and smart, comfortable chef coats to the Australian hospitality industry, is pleased that the Restaurant and Catering Association, the premier association representing the interests of this industry, has recently tied up with Arthur J Gallagher as its official insurance broker.
We were entertained by the waiters, who showed us some interesting tricks of the trade with serviettes to impress at our Christmas tables.
Even before the arrival of more autumnal weather, there were serviettes blowing around on the ground floor thanks to the sliding door at the side.
Both bags are available in four sizes to suit a variety of different foods and soft white serviettes in two sizes complement the range.