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potholder

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒtˌhəʊl.dər/ us    /ˈpɑːtˌhoʊl.dɚ/ mainly US
a thick piece of material used for protecting your hands when removing hot dishes or pans from the cookerCookery termsProtective clothing
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