Definitions

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  • noun terry cloth
  • verb Present participle of towel.

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

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Janey's had loads of babies, put them in towelling nappies and breast fed them all and so have I, plus we also have our laundry balls in common.

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  • Janey's had loads of babies, put them in towelling nappies and breast fed them all and so have I, plus we also have our laundry balls in common.

    Sunday Confessions

  • Janey's had loads of babies, put them in towelling nappies and breast fed them all and so have I, plus we also have our laundry balls in common.

    Sunday Confessions

  • Mine was a kind of towelling bath-robe that I had bought in France when I lost my kit.

    The Blitzkrieg In Flanders

  • He's got a mouth full of paper towelling, and a promise from you to shoot him in the face if he so much as makes a sound.

    A Job of Work

  • Catty - Good woman. oh and I love a good terry towelling hat; they look kind of cool.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Wish I’d taken a photo.

  • The celeb loses loads of weight, most of their marbles and begins swanning into the BBC Television Centre wearing lilac Pineapple Dance Studio leg warmers and a towelling headband mumbling about "knowing my value on the Strictly tour" and "being pushed to new levels of joy" – which could mean "on the dancefloor" but we all secretly hope means "in the Novotel adjacent to the west London flyover with their mobile phone switched off."

    Strictly Come Dancing: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Even the terry towelling hats are making a comeback.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Wish I’d taken a photo.

  • There's nothing suckier than going outside after swimming with that slightly damp feeling that no amount of towelling and drying seems to get rid of into -30 weather.

    Frozen Friday

  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, on track to meet Andy Murray in the quarters, looked right at the top of his game beating Frederico Gil – who was so bedazzed he wasn't quite sure it was over at the end of a 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 tennis lesson, towelling himself down before belatedly going to the net to shake the winner's hand.

    Australian Open 2012 diary: Craving the word of her Serena majesty

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