surnape

noun
sur·​nape
variants: or surnap \ ˈsərˌnap \
plural -s

Definition of surnape

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

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History and Etymology for surnape

Middle English, from Middle French sournappe, from sour- sur- + nappe tablecloth

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“Surnape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surnape. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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