Definition of tea towel in English:

tea towel

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noun

chiefly British
A cloth for drying washed crockery, cutlery, and glasses.
More example sentences
  • Remove to a wire rack and cover loosely with a tea towel while you continue making the rest of the pancakes.
  • Place both ovals on a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet, cover with a damp tea towel, and leave to prove for about an hour, or until doubled in size.
  • He wiped his hands down on a tea towel lying on the table, and tried again.

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