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towel rack

  1. a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels or washcloths are hung.
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Origin of towel rack

First recorded in 1875–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of towel rack

  • My towel-rack is fastened to the wall, and has an embroidered centre-piece.

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    Amy Fay

  • An' Buddy says he knows she sleeps perched on the towel-rack, 'cause they ain't a sign of a bed in her room.

  • There was also a smaller one near the soap-box with its little tin pitcher and bowl, to serve as a towel-rack.