A cotton fabric with moisture-absorbing uncut loop pile that covers the entire surface on one or both sides. Used for bath towels and bathrobes.
Terrycloth is a slack-tension, warp-yarn pile fabric. Terrycloth may have loops on one or both sides of the fabric. Terrycloth may have a jacquard pattern and may be made with plied yarns for durability. There are also weft or filling-knit terrycloths.
a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
A pile fabric with loops on both sides as in a Turkish towel - also known as looped terry.
Terrycloth, terry cloth, terry, or simply towelling is a fabric with loops that can absorb large amounts of water.