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Bath-towel   Listen
noun
bath-towel, bath towel  n.  A large towel used to dry oneself after a bath.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bath-towel" Quotes from Famous Books



... Aunt quickly from bathroom in Doctor's Turkish bath-towel dressing gown, and wearing his Turkish smoking-cap and ...
— Oh! Susannah! - A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts • Mark Ambient

... back to the house, and around to the side door, leading to her father's office. Presently, she reappeared with a cake of antiseptic soap, a box of salve, a roll of bandage, a pair of scissors, and a bath-towel; with these gathered up in the skirt of her frock she led the way down to the brook, followed by a most ...
— Patricia • Emilia Elliott

... awoke, both the growling and the rain went on just the same. The growling was the heavy regular breathing of her sister Jane, who had a slight cold and was still asleep. The rain fell in slow drops on to Anthea's face from the wet corner of a bath-towel out of which her brother Robert was gently squeezing the water, to wake her up, as ...
— Five Children and It • E. Nesbit

... Delicacy? or perhaps a bit of fear for the water in so crank a vessel? I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the two were the same thing! And yet 'tis a good tonic; the cold tub and bath-towel of the sentiments; and positively necessary to life in cases of ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition - Vol. 1 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... worf," grunted Hawker, as he mightily swung a big bath-towel in swift eddies, to drive refreshing air upon the heaving, panting body ...
— Snake and Sword - A Novel • Percival Christopher Wren

... bronze under the very eaves of the house that grew out of his simple eloquence. There is in Leipsic a similar misdemeanor in a statue of Beethoven. He sits, naked to the waist, in a bronze chair, with a sort of bath-towel drapery of colored marble about his legs, and an eagle in front of him. He has a chauffeurish expression of anxious futility, as though he were about to run over ...
— Germany and the Germans - From an American Point of View (1913) • Price Collier

... his Excellency Landon assures me that you are, is greater than any eastern prince," said the Sheikh, handing a fresh bath-towel; "and I have a petition to make to ...
— In the Mahdi's Grasp • George Manville Fenn



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