A neighbor tried in vain to stanch the bleeding with a towel.
Inside the bag, a second body was naked, wrapped in a towel, and almost decapitated.
We do use a foam mold to keep our towel displays looking neat and clean for our customers.
The cyclist had turned the heads of the women in the dorm on his way back from the showers, wearing just a towel.
Before Rufener threw in the towel, she had hoped to speak with Armstrong himself over the phone.
This one lent us soap, that one a towel, a third and fourth helped us to undo our bags.
The blond youngster, with a towel wadded in a glass, did not stir.
As the king passed by he pulled off the towel that was upon his head, and then returned to his seat in the tent.
I washed my hands in his room, and the towel I concealed in his cabinet.
Wonderful, he thought, as the towel stretched and kneaded his stringy muscles.
late 13c., from Old French toaille (12c.), from Frankish *thwahlja, from Proto-Germanic *thwakhlijon (cf. Old Saxon thwahila, Middle Dutch dwale "towel," Dutch dwaal "altar cloth," Old High German dwehila "towel," German dialectal Zwehle "napkin"); related to German zwagen, Old English þwean "to wash." Spanish toalla, Italian tovaglia are Germanic loan-words.
1836, from towel (n.). Related: Towelled; towelling.