Part of speech: noun

A small cloth for use at table, etc.

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Usage examples "napkin":

  1. When you really have something to eat you don't need to worry trying to think up the French for napkin. - "Cobb's Bill-of-Fare", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
  2. She went, leaving Mrs. Sullivan to think what a good girl she was; and presently returning with the old man, she placed a chair for him, and having waited while he seated himself, and then pinned a napkin about his throat, she proceeded to place the breakfast on the table. - "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.
  3. The napkin is unfolded and spread over the lap. - "The Etiquette of To-day", Edith B. Ordway.