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huckaback

[huhk-uh-bak] /ˈhʌk əˌbæk/
noun
1.
toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave.
Also called huck.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; origin uncertain
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huckaback

/ˈhʌkəˌbæk/
noun
1.
a coarse absorbent linen or cotton fabric used for towels and informal shirts, etc Also called huck (hʌk)
Word Origin
C17: of unknown origin
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