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Turkish towel

or turkish towel

a thick cotton towel with a long nap usually composed of uncut loops.
Origin of Turkish towel
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • No sooner was he wrapped in the Turkish towel, with which he dried himself, than he seized the weapon and locked it away.

    Froth Armando Palacio Valds
  • With a rough mitten made out of either mohair, crash, or Turkish towel, the entire body should now be rubbed until it is pink.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for Turkish towel

Turkish towel

a rough loose-piled towel; terry towel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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