from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric used especially for toweling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of coarse, absorbent cotton or linen fabric used for making towels.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of linen cloth with raised figures, used for towelings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse and very durable cloth of linen, or linen and cotton, woven with alternate elevations and depressions so as to have a rough face.
- Made or consisting of huckaback: as, a huckaback towel.
- Often shortened to huck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)