roller towel
noun Date: 1836 an endless towel hung from a roller

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • roller towel — Roller Roll er, n. 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts. [1913 Webster] 2. A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roller towel — n. a long continuous towel suspended on a roller, or a very long towel fed through a device that rolls up the used part on a roller …   English World dictionary

  • roller towel — ► NOUN ▪ a long towel with the ends joined and hung on a roller …   English terms dictionary

  • roller towel — roller ,towel noun count a long roll of cloth with its ends joined together, used for drying your hands in a public bathroom …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roller towel — noun a towel with the ends sewn together, hung on a roller • Hypernyms: ↑towel * * * ˈroller towel 7 [roller towel roller towels] noun a long roll of towel, usually in a public toilet/bathroom, part of which hangs down for you to dry your hands… …   Useful english dictionary

  • roller towel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms roller towel : singular roller towel plural roller towels a long roll of cloth with its ends joined together, used for drying your hands in a public toilet …   English dictionary

  • roller towel — a long towel sewed together at the ends and hung on a roller. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • roller towel — noun a long towel with the ends joined and hung on a roller …   English new terms dictionary

  • roller-towel — /roʊlə ˈtaʊəl/ (say rohluh towuhl) noun a long towel sewn together at the ends and hung on a roller …   Australian English dictionary

  • roller towel — noun a) A continuous loop of towelling attached to a roller b) A long length of towelling fed from a device that takes up the used portion …   Wiktionary

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