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towel rack

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noun
  1. a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels or washcloths are hung.

Origin of towel rack

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for towel rack

Historical Examples

  • My towel-rack is fastened to the wall, and has an embroidered centre-piece.

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    Amy Fay

  • An' Buddy says he knows she sleeps perched on the towel-rack, 'cause they ain't a sign of a bed in her room.

  • There was also a smaller one near the soap-box with its little tin pitcher and bowl, to serve as a towel-rack.