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place mat

noun

: a small, often rectangular mat on which a set of dishes, knives, forks, etc., for one person are placed at a table

Full Definition of PLACE MAT

:  a small often rectangular table mat on which a place setting is laid
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First Known Use of PLACE MAT

1928

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