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  • n. Plural form of towel.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of towel.


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  • Blot with paper towels from the outside of the stain to the inside, and consult your professional cleaner.

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  • I like thin towels too, the super thin ones like they have in hotels in Italy.

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  • Two hours later, clothed – indeed, swathed in towels as if he were a baby just taken from its bath – Karl sat in the sitting room of his chambers in the Palace, sipping a strong, sweet yellow cordial.

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  • A cool change had come through during the afternoon to ease Melbourne's hottest three-day stretch on record — daytime temperatures topped 45 Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) — but the constant sprinting from sideline to sideline left both players draping ice packs wrapped in towels around their shoulders during changeovers.

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  • His wounded hand wrapped in towels, he is raising the vodka bottle to down its remnants, when "his gaze drifted over the top of the cabinet door and he saw the camera".

    The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

  • I ended up cleaning her off with paper towels from the bathroom, wrapping her naked in a blanket from the car, strapping her in the carseat with the blanket wrapped like a toga around her, and driving home.

    Hold The Mustard | Her Bad Mother

  • They tried wrapping him in towels, but he still shook.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Ginny walked into the bathroom and began yanking towels from the hooks.


  • Put a pile of unfolded towels from the dryer in the bathroom.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Bitter memory of happier times: Antibes; Murphy; charades in towels; grant me this waltz; the day when, to please her, he ate an orchid; the night in Saint Paul de Vence when Isadora Duncan gave him the address of her hotel on the sly, and so to punish him Zelda threw herself down the steps of the Colombe d'Or restaurant.

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