Definition of huckaback in English:


Line breaks: hucka|back
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌkəbak


[mass noun]
  • A strong linen or cotton fabric with a rough surface, used for towelling and glass cloths.
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    • 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.


late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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