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Towels and cloths in the home

cloth

noun

a piece of cloth used for a particular purpose such as cleaning or covering a table

cozy

noun

a covering that you put over a teapot to keep the tea hot

dishcloth

noun

a small cloth that you use in the kitchen for washing or drying dishes

dishrag

noun

a dishcloth

dishtowel

noun

a large cloth that you use to dry dishes that have been washed

dust cloth

noun

a cloth for removing dust from the surfaces of furniture

duster

noun

a cloth or brush for removing dust from the surfaces of furniture

facecloth

noun

a washcloth

face flannel

noun

a washcloth

flannel

noun

a small piece of cloth used for washing yourself. The American word is washcloth.

hand towel

noun

a small towel that you use for drying your hands

loofah

noun

a long rough object that you use for washing yourself. It is made from a dried tropical fruit.

napkin

noun

a piece of cloth or paper used for protecting your clothes and wiping your mouth and hands while you are eating

potholder

noun

a thick piece of cloth used for protecting your hands when you are holding a hot cooking pan

rag

noun

a piece of old cloth used for cleaning or wiping something

serviette

noun

a table napkin

tablecloth

noun

a large cloth for covering a table

table linen

noun

a tablecloth and the napkins that you use for wiping your fingers and mouth during a meal

tea cozy

noun

a cover that is put over a teapot to keep the tea warm

tea towel

noun

a dishtowel

towel

noun

a piece of material used for drying your hands or body, or for drying dishes

washcloth

noun

a small square towel used for washing your face or body

washrag

noun

a small square cloth used for washing your face and body

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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