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towel rail

noun [C] uk   UK ( US towel rack) us  
a horizontal bar on the wall, or a frame with a horizontal bar, used to hang towels on: We have a heated towel rail in our bathroom.
Translations of “towel rail”
in Korean 수건걸이…
in Portuguese toalheiro…
in Catalan tovalloler…
in Japanese (壁の)タオル掛け…
in Italian porta asciugamano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛巾架…
in Russian вешалка для полотенец…
in Turkish havluluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛巾架…
in Polish wieszak na ręczniki…
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