from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small fabric pad used to handle hot cooking utensils.
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- n. An insulated pad used for handling hot cooking utensils
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an insulated pad for holding hot pots
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So far, it looked a lot like a misshapen, lumpy potholder.
Sometimes they nodded at the girl as she worked at her pink yarn and knitting needles or made a potholder at a small red loom.
The cookies were close enough to being done, so she removed the pan from the oven with the aid of a protective potholder and carried it to the counter.
Sharon tossed a potholder onto the table and laid the cookie sheet, hot from the oven, on to it.
Also, the bowl may be hot, so use a potholder or towel.
Nothing's worse than receiving a potholder that reads "Fresh Hot Roti-Giiit It!" after a friend's island escape and racking your brain on how to morally and stylistically re-gift it.
Is the feminine potholder/pocket also detachable, or is it more of a marsupial style pouch?
At first glance, this blanket looks like a glorified, wool potholder.
And as you can see, I have some serious homework before my potholder blossoms into something wearable.
In fact I quite enjoyed my little potholder loom as a child.