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napkin 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈnapkin/,
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napkins, plural;
  1. A square piece of cloth or paper used at a meal to wipe the fingers or lips and to protect garments, or to serve food on

  2. A baby's diaper


  1. a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
  2. diaper: garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
  3. A napkin, or face towel (also in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa: serviette) is a rectangle of cloth or tissue paper used at the table for wiping the mouth while eating. It is usually small and folded. ...
  4. Napkins generally come in two different sizes, Beverage (4-3/4) or Luncheon (6-1/2). Some catalogs carry other sizes. If curious, please ask. ...
  5. To dream of a napkin, foretells convivial entertainments in which you will figure prominently. For a woman to dream of soiled napkins, foretells that humiliating affairs will thrust themselves upon her.
  6. [Dialectical British] handkerchief; [Chiefly Scottish] kerchief.  A napkin is also utilized to clean the messy food from your face after eating a marvelous meal.  The employees of Apparel Search generally use our sleeves as napkins.
  7. (Gr. soudarion , Joh 11:44; Joh 20:7; Lat. sudarium , a "sweat-cloth"), a cloth for wiping the sweat from the face. But the word is used of a wrapper to fold money in (Luk 19:20), and as an article of dress, a "handkerchief" worn on the head (Act 19:12).
  8. N (to wipe one's mouth after eating) buŝtukoHV, telertuketoF, tuko; (for baby) see diaper
  9. (n) : small cloth for wiping the lips and hands
  10. To dream of a dinner napkin portends a celebration where you will be the person of honor. To dream of soiled napkins being placed on the dining table show that you have some major marital problems that may be ‘soiling’ your home life. ...
  11. (287) a handkerchief.