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towel rack

a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels or washcloths are hung.
Origin of towel rack
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A towel rack (Fig. 264) is always a needed article in the kitchen.

    Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe
  • In some tables a towel rack may be attached to one of the sides.

  • The towel rack shown in Fig. 167 is suitable for the bath or bed room, and can readily be made by any boy.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
  • She was got up expensive, all real lace and first-water sparks, and just as handsome as a towel rack.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • She drew the tub full of water, and while she was doing this she set the Rabbit on a glass shelf near the towel rack.

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