Inside the bag, a second body was naked, wrapped in a towel, and almost decapitated.
The cyclist had turned the heads of the women in the dorm on his way back from the showers, wearing just a towel.
Back in 2007, Abe left his countrymen in disbelief when he abruptly threw in the towel after serving only a year in office.
late 13c., from Old French toaille (12c.), from Frankish *thwahlja, from Proto-Germanic *thwakhlijon (cf. Old Saxon thwahila, Middle Dutch dwale "towel," Dutch dwaal "altar cloth," Old High German dwehila "towel," German dialectal Zwehle "napkin"); related to German zwagen, Old English þwean "to wash." Spanish toalla, Italian tovaglia are Germanic loan-words.
1836, from towel (n.). Related: Towelled; towelling.
A a place that attracts and exploits tourists: Manchester, Vermont, is a tourist trap (1939+)