Bath towel

a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material.
Historical Examples

Patty emerged from the bath towel with which she had been polishing her face.
Just Patty Jean Webster

And, when the bed was ready: “Can you get a bath towel, Jim?”
The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers

In many cases a dry Turkish bath towel will answer the purpose splendidly.
Vitality Supreme Bernarr Macfadden

I got the suit and the cigarettes, and even Jane’s bath towel, and threw them in to him.
Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart

Then he yells for the bath towel and makes a break inside, me after him.
Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford

Then he went off to get a bath towel, slippers, and so forth.
Brood of the Witch-Queen Sax Rohmer

It always looked as if a napkin, as big as a bath towel, would be necessary to keep its mouth clean.
Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis

Patricia, have you forgotten the bath towel—have you forgotten what she knows about us?
The Meadow-Brook Girls Under Canvas Janet Aldridge

If a bath blanket is not used, keep the bath towel under the part that is being bathed by moving the towel from place to place.
American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick Jane A. Delano

Cecelia Anne carried Jimmie’s sweater, a bath towel, a large sponge, a small tin bucket and a long green bottle.
New Faces Myra Kelly


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