towel

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1 towel /ˈtawəl/ noun
plural towels
1 towel
/ˈtawəl/
noun
plural towels
Learner's definition of TOWEL
[count]
: a piece of cloth used for drying things
see also beach towel, dish towel, hand towel, paper towel

throw in the towel

informal
: to stop an activity or effort : to admit that you cannot do something and stop trying : quit
2 towel /ˈtawəl/ verb
towels US toweled or British towelled US toweling or British towelling
2 towel
/ˈtawəl/
verb
towels US toweled or British towelled US toweling or British towelling
Learner's definition of TOWEL
: to dry (something) with a towel
[+ object]
[no object]
+ off or down
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