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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing.

Usage examples (34)
  • A serviette is a paper napkin Alice Band … why would you think it’s a sanitary towel?!
  • The barista immediately whipped up the suggestion of a croissant, and I was proud to understand when the madam asked for a "serviette".
  • A creature who can't even stand people who say "serviette" instead of "table-napkin"! '
  • Her mother produced a paper serviette with a flourish. for more
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