Turkish towel

or turkish towel

  1. a thick cotton towel with a long nap usually composed of uncut loops.

Origin of Turkish towel

First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby Turkish towel

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How to use Turkish towel in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for Turkish towel

Turkish towel

  1. a rough loose-piled towel; terry towel

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