towelling
Toweling Tow"el*ing, n. Cloth for towels, especially such as is woven in long pieces to be cut at will, as distinguished from that woven in towel lengths with borders, etc. [Written also {towelling}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • towelling — (US toweling) ► NOUN ▪ thick absorbent cloth, typically cotton with uncut loops, used for towels and bathrobes …   English terms dictionary

  • towelling — [[t]ta͟ʊəlɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Towelling is a kind of fairly thick soft cloth that is used especially for making towels. ...a towelling bathrobe. (in AM, use toweling) …   English dictionary

  • towelling — tow|el|ling BrE [ˈtauəlıŋ] n [U] thick soft cloth, used especially for making towels or ↑bathrobes American Equivalent: terrycloth ▪ a towelling robe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • towelling — noun see toweling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • towelling — noun terry cloth …   Wiktionary

  • towelling — tow·el || taÊŠÉ™l n. piece of fabric used to dry things v. wipe or dry with a towel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • towelling — (US toweling) noun thick absorbent cloth, typically cotton with uncut loops, used for towels and bathrobes …   English new terms dictionary

  • towelling — BrE, toweling AmE noun (U) thick soft cloth, used especially for making towels or bathrobes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • towelling — UK [ˈtaʊəlɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] thick cloth used for making towels or dressing gowns (= clothing that you wear especially after you have had a bath) …   English dictionary

  • towelling — /ˈtaʊəlɪŋ / (say towuhling), /ˈtaʊlɪŋ/ (say towling) noun 1. any of various absorbent fabrics used for towels, and also for beach wear and the like. 2. a rubbing with a towel. 3. Colloquial a thrashing. Also, US, toweling …   Australian English dictionary

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