Definitions

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  • n. An absorbent cotton fabric typically used for towels and bathrobes; toweling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes

Etymologies

terry (unknown origin) + cloth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I said, oh no, it’s like terry cloth, and Colter shook his head, confused.

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