dish towel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dish towel a towel for drying dishes
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Usage

In literature:

Dish-towels should be thoroughly washed at least once a day.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
He surreptitiously wiped it off with a corner of his dish towel.
"Under the Country Sky" by Grace S. Richmond
Her eye was caught by a dish-towel in the middle of the kitchen table.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Geraldine seized a dish-towel, and Mrs. Carder, her hands in the suds, cast a troubled glance around at her.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
And Prudence was so intent upon feather-stitching the hems of pink-checked dish towels, that she did not observe it.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
Two or three towels, and three dish-cloths, should be used.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Dish towels hung to dry on the oven door would freeze.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Look at this dish-towel I am hemming.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
I found my man just wiping his hands on a towel after washing his dishes.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
Fill this with ice, place the dish on top, pin a napkin or towel around the tub to hide it from view.
"Fifty Salads" by Thomas Jefferson Murrey
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In news:

Bachelor Pad's Vienna Girardi Gets Slammed For Wearing a " Dish Towel ".
Arrange a dish towel in the bottom of a 9- by 13-inch baking pan.
Vintage classic looks from Coca Cola 's archives will be used to decorate products including dish towels, aprons, oven mitts, placemats, paper napkins, ceramic dinnerware, shopping totes and more.
Gymnast Danell Leyva's blue, gray towel dishing on Twitter.
A silent auction was held that included many popular items such as dish towels, wine and 1919 Rootbeer.
From wrapping paper to dish towels to shampoo and more - you can find it all at dollar discounts stores.
Cook's gift: Fog Linen dish towels.
Ava Marie visits the Maryland Institute College of Art's new exhibit, called "The Common Object," in which artists had to use a dish towel as their muse.
Ava Marie visits the Maryland Institute College of Art's new exhibit, called "The Common Object ," in which artists had to use a dish towel as their muse.
Don't store paper towels, dish towels or other flammable items near the stove.
(This rag rug is made from midweight cotton clothing — shirts, pants, rags and dish towels.).
Also, find out if linens, towels, dishes, and any other special accessories you'll need are provided.
Using a dish towel, rub the beets to remove the skin and discard the skin.
Spread potatoes and onion on clean dish towel.
To keep the toasted tortillas warm, wrap them tightly in a dish towel, then in foil.
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In science:

Grandmother Farmer used to make braided rugs from old skirts and petticoats from old dish towels, and we sincerely hope that you are well enough paid that you don’t have to do either.
Astrophysics in 2006
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