toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave.
Also called huck.

1680–90; origin uncertain Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
huckaback (ˈhʌkəˌbæk)
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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Example sentences
Huck's will pick you up at the airport and bring you to your houseboat.
Huck announced that notice of the public meeting was given by electronic means.
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