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  • n. A small mat used next to a bathtub to absorb water and thus prevent slipping.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a heavy towel or mat to stand on while drying yourself after a bath


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  • The spectacle of that mournful figure, clad solely in a pair of trousers, standing upon a bath mat at seven-thirty in the morning, a minute pair of surgical scissors in one enormous hand and an even smaller strip of sticking-plaster in the other, was one of those experiences that Mr. Campion frankly enjoyed.

    Flowers for the Judge


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