Definition of huckaback in English:

huckaback

Line breaks: hucka|back
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌkəbak
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A strong linen or cotton fabric with a rough surface, used for towelling and glass cloths.
    More example sentences
    • People started to make rag or rough linen carpets in the plain cloth or huckaback techniques.
    • Linen huckaback is super absorbent yet lightweight fabric making the large bath towels perfect for travelling.
    • Again, the gas permeability value is specifically controllable by varying the modified huckaback construction.

Origin

late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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