huckaback

noun
huck·​a·​back | \ ˈhə-kə-ˌbak How to pronounce huckaback (audio) \

Definition of huckaback

: an absorbent durable fabric of cotton, linen, or both used chiefly for towels

First Known Use of huckaback

1696, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for huckaback

origin unknown

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“Huckaback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/huckaback. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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