- toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave.
Origin of huckaback
Examples from the Web for huckaback
Historical Examples of huckaback
“I tell you again, Huckaback; I wish to have no more of Cerise,” cried the pacha.The Pacha of Many Tales
We also have huckaback towels made of cotton or linen or a mixture of cotton and linen.Clothing and Health
There was an obvious reason for this polite allusion to Huckaback.
Huckaback produced a sheet, somewhat crumpled, from a drawer.
Huckaback wrung his friend's hand, and was in a moment or two alone.
- a coarse absorbent linen or cotton fabric used for towels and informal shirts, etcAlso called: huck (hʌk)