from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various fabrics of cotton or linen used for making towels.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any fabric suitable for towels, such as huckaback or terry cloth.
- v. Present participle of towel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Cloth for towels, especially such as is woven in long pieces to be cut at will, as distinguished from that woven in towel lengths with borders, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Material used for towels, whether made in separate to wels with borders, etc., or in continuous pieces, sold by the yard. Compare huckaback, crash, diaper, glass-cloth.
- n. A piece of the stuff used for towels; a towel.
- n. A whipping; a thrashing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
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