towel rail


Definition of towel rail

chiefly British

  1. :  a bar on which a towel is hung in a bathroom

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an absorbent cloth or paper for wiping or drying

  1. :  to rub or dry (something, such as the body) with a towel

    :  to use a towel to dry oneself

  1. :  a bar extending from one post or support to another and serving as a guard or barrier

    :  a structural member or support

    :  railing

  1. :  to provide with a railing :  fence

  1. :  any of numerous wading birds (family Rallidae, the rail family) that are of small or medium size and have short rounded wings, a short tail, and usually very long toes which enable them to run on the soft mud of marshes

  1. :  to revile or scold in harsh, insolent, or abusive language

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a brief usually trivial fact

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