huckaback

[huhk-uh-bak]
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noun

toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave.

Nearby words

  1. hubertusburg,
  2. hubli,
  3. hubli-dharwad,
  4. hubris,
  5. hubristic,
  6. huckery,
  7. huckle,
  8. huckleberry,
  9. huckleberry finn,
  10. huckleberry finn, the adventures of

Origin of huckaback

First recorded in 1680–90; origin uncertain

Also called huck.

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British Dictionary definitions for huckaback

huckaback

noun

a coarse absorbent linen or cotton fabric used for towels and informal shirts, etcAlso called: huck (hʌk)

Word Origin for huckaback

C17: of unknown origin

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