What does the word towel mean?

Usage examples for towel

  1. The long towel hanging by the sink was fairly sweet in its cleanliness, and this pale little girl was the housekeeper! – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  2. Once in my youth the darkies thought they saw it as they were coming home from church on a moonlight night, but on investigation it turned out to be a towel that had blown out of the window and hung, perhaps on the identical nail that was the undoing of poor Elizabeth. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  3. She had a dish towel over her right arm, opening the door with her left. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower