Turkish towel

Turkish towel
noun Date: 1862 a towel made of cotton terry cloth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Turkish towel — n. [also t t ] a thick cotton towel of terry cloth …   English World dictionary

  • Turkish towel — a thick cotton towel with a long nap usually composed of uncut loops. Also, turkish towel. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • Turkish towel — noun a bath towel with rough loose pile • Syn: ↑terry towel • Hypernyms: ↑bath towel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turkish towel — noun a) A thick towel with a nap of uncut pile. b) A bath towel with rough loose pile …   Wiktionary

  • Turkish towel — Turk′ish tow′el, n. tex a towel made of terry …   From formal English to slang

  • Turkish towel — /tɜkɪʃ ˈtaʊəl/ (say terkish towuhl) noun 1. a thick cotton towel with a long nap, usually composed of uncut loops. 2. a condition of birds in which the mucosa of the crop resembles towelling …   Australian English dictionary

  • Turkish Towel Actress — Brigitte Bardot …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • towel — n. cloth, paper for drying 1) a bath; dish (AE), tea (esp. BE); face; guest; hand; linen; paper; roller; Turkish towel 2) a sanitary towel (BE; AE has sanitary napkin) 3) a disposable towel symbol of surrender 4) to throw, toss in the towel * * * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Turkish — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to Turkey in SE Europe and Asia Minor, or to the Turks or their language. n. this language. Phrases and idioms: Turkish bath 1 a hot air or steam bath followed by washing, massage, etc. 2 (in sing. or pl.) a building …   Useful english dictionary

  • Towel — For the surname, see Towell. A towel is a piece of absorbent fabric or paper used for drying or wiping. It draws moisture through direct contact, often using a blotting or a rubbing motion. Common household textile towels are made from cotton,… …   Wikipedia

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