from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small bowl that holds water for rinsing the fingers at the table.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bowl or glass for holding the water used to cleanse the fingers at table. Also
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small
bowlof warm water placed at each seat at a fancy dinner for the guests to rinsetheir fingers with between courses.
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- noun small bowl for rinsing the fingers at table
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