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A piece of absorbent cloth or paper used for wiping or drying.
A piece of cloth used for a particular purpose.
A similar piece of material, worn by incontinent adults.
Tablecloths, napkins, etc.
The definition of a doily is a small napkin or mat made of paper or lace that is used for decoration or to protect a surface from something sitting on it.
a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
Find another word for napkin. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for napkin, like: nappy, serviette, towel, cloth, diaper, paper napkin, table-linen, doily, linens, table napkin and tablecloth.