From Middle English handcloth, from Old English handclāþ (“handcloth”), equivalent to hand + cloth. Cognate with Danish håndklæde (“handtowel”), Icelandic handklæði (“handcloth”).
"handcloth." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/handcloth>.
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