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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: toaille

towel

1 noun
     
towel
Related topics: Household
tow‧el1 [countable]
DH a piece of cloth that you use for drying your skin or for drying things such as dishes:
Have you got a clean towel I could use?
bath/beach/kitchen towel
She dried her hands on the kitchen towel.

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