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noun as in linen

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That these infinities are not the same was proved in the late 19th century by Georg Cantor in a manner so simple, you could sketch it out to your friends on a bar napkin.

When Pat died there were boxes and suitcases full of neatly folded napkins.

Few restaurants listen when you tell them you don’t need napkins and utensils.

Also, I use way too many paper towels, so I bought cloth napkins and dish towels.

Returning to his home in a clock tower he finds a number written on a napkin belonging to a love interest.

And if trickle-down could start on a dinner napkin, surely the process of reversing its malignant effects can start with a book.

She wrote down her phone number on a bar napkin and told him to call her sometime.

Maple wrote down on a napkin strategies that he promised would cut homicides in half within two years.

I went to accept the award, and I was still holding my dinner napkin in my hand.

One of my favorite early memories at Facebook was planning the back-to-school campaign with Mike on the back of a napkin.

He was quick to observe and nothing escaped him, from the improvised candlesticks to the napkin by his china plate.

He remembered the log-house and his supper, when Mandy Ann served from a dinner-plate, and his napkin was a pocket handkerchief.

It is well to carry in your pocket a small pincushion, and, having unfolded your napkin, to pin it at the belt.

You may wipe off the worst of the spot with your napkin, and then let it pass without further notice.

The table-cloth was full of stains, and, in lieu of a napkin, each guest was at liberty to use his handkerchief.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to napkin, such as: cloth, towel, doily, serviette, wipe, and moist towelette.

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