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Definition of terry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

terry

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈteri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈteri//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of soft cotton cloth that absorbs liquids and has a surface covered with raised loops of thread, used especially for making towels Word Origin late 18th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: terry

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