huckaback

huckaback

[huhk-uh-bak]
noun
toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave.
Also called huck.


Origin:
1680–90; origin uncertain

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huckaback (ˈhʌkəˌbæk)
 
n
Also called: huck a coarse absorbent linen or cotton fabric used for towels and informal shirts, etc
 
[C17: of unknown origin]

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