surnape

noun sur·nape \ˈsərˌnap\
variants: or

surnap

\ˈsərˌnap\

Definition of surnape

plural

-s

  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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