pot holder


Definition of pot holder

: a small cloth pad used for handling hot cooking utensils or containers

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Recent Examples on the Web Growing up, any holiday rolling around meant swapping out the normal dishtowels for more seasonal options, and these towels and pot holder from Elrene are perfect for the holiday swap. Madison Durham, USA TODAY, 30 Sep. 2020 Fortunately, Mom loves it all, from attaching a photo on heavy paper to make a bookmark or painting a plain pot holder. oregonlive, 30 Apr. 2020 Take out a clean, dry dish towel to swipe away crumbs (and use as a pot holder). cleveland, 22 Mar. 2020 So prevent any accidents from someone grabbing that unexpectedly burning handle long after cooking is over with a silicone grip for the handles, or even a silicone pot holder. NBC News, 17 Mar. 2020 Craft Fair CABOT — Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, 4100 Arkansas 89 S., will have a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors will offer blankets, towels, wreaths, napkins, pot holders, jewelry, Christmas decor and more. Arkansas Online, 2 Dec. 2019 Use a heatproof spatula or pot holders to carefully lift the bread out of the pot and place it on a rack to cool thoroughly before serving or storing. Becky Krystal, chicagotribune.com, 11 Oct. 2019 This set includes a 10.5-inch griddle, 10.25-inch skillet, 8-inch skillet, as well as silicon pot holders, handle mitts, and pan scrapers for 43 percent off the original price of $87. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, 12 Aug. 2019 Available in different colors and sizes, the rollable trivets ($12.99) can be used as a pot holder, jar opener, drying mat, or regular ol’ trivet. Megan Barber, Curbed, 14 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of pot holder

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Pot holder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20holder. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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