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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric.

Usage examples (28)
  • Their minds and persons were composed of that fibre which constitutes nature's veriest huckaback.
  • Each pupil should provide sufficient denim, percale, huckaback, or other washable material to cover the two sides of a holder 7 inches square, and enough outing or...
  • Had she not her chest of linen ready for her humble house-keeping, with store of serviceable huckaback and piles of neatly folded kerchiefs, wherefrom this one that...
  • Briggs would be half-way through his window dressing, and Gosling, the apprentice, busy, with a chair turned down over the counter and his ears very red, trying to roll a piece... for more
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