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- n. An absorbent cotton fabric typically used for towels and bathrobes; toweling.
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- n. a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
terry (unknown origin) + cloth (Wiktionary)
I said, oh no, it’s like terry cloth, and Colter shook his head, confused.