noun sur·nape \ˈsərˌnap\
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Definition of surnape



  1. :  a cloth resembling a napkin used in medieval times for washing at meals

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Origin and Etymology of surnape

Middle English, from Middle French sournappe, from sour- sur- + nappe tablecloth — more at napkin

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