What does the word napkin mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Maria S. Cummins
  3. The napkin is unfolded and spread over the lap. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway