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bath towel

[bath, bahth] /bæθ, bɑθ/
a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material.
Origin of bath towel
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Patty emerged from the bath towel with which she had been polishing her face.

    Just Patty Jean Webster
  • And, when the bed was ready: "Can you get a bath towel, Jim?"

    The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers
  • In many cases a dry Turkish bath towel will answer the purpose splendidly.

    Vitality Supreme Bernarr Macfadden
  • I got the suit and the cigarettes, and even Jane's bath towel, and threw them in to him.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Then he yells for the bath towel and makes a break inside, me after him.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • Then he went off to get a bath towel, slippers, and so forth.

  • It always looked as if a napkin, as big as a bath towel, would be necessary to keep its mouth clean.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Patricia, have you forgotten the bath towel—have you forgotten what she knows about us?

  • If a bath blanket is not used, keep the bath towel under the part that is being bathed by moving the towel from place to place.

  • Cecelia Anne carried Jimmie's sweater, a bath towel, a large sponge, a small tin bucket and a long green bottle.

    New Faces Myra Kelly

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