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bath towel

[bath, bahth] /bæθ, bɑθ/
noun
1.
a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material.
Origin of bath towel
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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  • Then he yells for the bath towel and makes a break inside, me after him.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • And, when the bed was ready: "Can you get a bath towel, Jim?"

    The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers
  • Patty emerged from the bath towel with which she had been polishing her face.

    Just Patty Jean Webster
  • I got the suit and the cigarettes, and even Jane's bath towel, and threw them in to him.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Then he went off to get a bath towel, slippers, and so forth.

  • Patricia, have you forgotten the bath towel—have you forgotten what she knows about us?

  • You were not expected to take more than one bath a week, and for that one bath towel was provided free.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • The king wrapped himself in his bath towel and mounted the horse.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
  • It always looked as if a napkin, as big as a bath towel, would be necessary to keep its mouth clean.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • If a bath blanket is not used, keep the bath towel under the part that is being bathed by moving the towel from place to place.

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