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- n. a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
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Her freckles glowed, mini-beacons of mutinous embarrassment, as she shook out the paper table napkin and draped it across her lap.
He was wearing his best blue suit, which made him look like a camouflaged roc’s egg, but carried a table napkin over his arm, no doubt as a badge of office.