face towel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n face towel a small towel used to dry the hands or face
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Usage

In literature:

But I'd rather wash my fingers off than not give her the fresh towel for her perfect face each time she uses one.
"Under the Country Sky" by Grace S. Richmond
Somebody wiped his face with an infected towel.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Carder appeared, as it seemed, up through the ground, and the dwarf rubbed his face and neck with a rough, grimy towel.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
The very towels in our staterooms left grimy, unpremeditated streaks on face and hands.
"A Woman's Journey through the Philippines" by Florence Kimball Russel
The face and hands should be bathed in cold water, slapping the face with a wet towel.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Use the following exercises and actions as you would a cold wet towel on your face or hands.
"How to Add Ten Years to your Life and to Double Its Satisfactions" by S. S. Curry
Roger's sobs lessened and his mother rose to wet a towel-end and bathe his face.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
His face was as white as the clean towels on the captain's washstand.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
So he laid another thick wet towel over my face before he spoke again.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock
Do not rub your face with a coarse towel.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
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In poetry:

Then he took the King into the barn,
Saying, "I hope, sir, you've met with no great harm;
And for five men to attack you, it's a disgrace;
But stay, I'll fetch a towel and water to wash your face."
"An Adventure in the Life of King James V of Scotland" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The old man lay motionless with his eyes turned toward the curtained window as Gena pressed a warm moist towel to his face.
She swirled up a rich foam in a soap cup with a stiff bristled brush, removed the towel from his face and began to lather him up.
Roger Federer of Switzerland wipes his face with a towel during a break as he plays Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their ATP World Tour Tennis singles final match in London, Monday, Nov 12, 2012.
I just wanted to acknowledge Sharon Byers, a modern day "Good Samaritan " who drove by my house and noticed that I had fallen in my concrete driveway and helped me get up and get wet paper towels to put on my badly cut face.
So here I am, face mask and cucumber eyes with a towel on my head getting a relaxing manicure.
But let's face it: Clothes, towels and even the washing machine itself inevitably collect this icky stuff.
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