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huckaback


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Huckaback  \Huck"a*back\,  n.  [Perh.  orig.,  peddler's  wares;  cf 
  LG  hukkebak  pickback.  Cf  {Huckster}.] 
  A  kind  of  linen  cloth  with  raised  figures,  used  for 
  towelings. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  huckaback 
  n  :  a  coarse  absorbent  cotton  or  linen  fabric  [syn:  {huck}] 




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