huck·​a·​back ˈhə-kə-ˌbak How to pronounce huckaback (audio)
: an absorbent durable fabric of cotton, linen, or both used chiefly for towels

Word History


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First Known Use

1696, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of huckaback was in 1696

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“Huckaback.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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