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- n. Plural form of paper towel.
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One of the uniformed cops had brought a wad of paper towels to dab at the blood dripping from Kurtz's cheek and chin.
Our funky scavengers found warehouses and brought back supplies, a few dozen cases of canned tuna packed in spring water and a hundred two-gallon cans of pineapple juice and boxes of paper towels and toilet paper, all deeply appreciated and distributed and then consumed in a day by our thousands.
In a separate pan I carefully toast the focaccia croutons in olive oil, turning them so each side gets its turn, then set them on paper towels to cool.
I COULDN’T THINK of who to call, so I called Roz’s cellphone and told her I’d stumbled on the stairs, and she arrived amazingly quickly and pulled up a chair and took the bunched-up paper towels away and looked at my finger.