(n.) = towel. Ex: For example, the white towel referred to in one of the poems is an allusion to the skin of women. ---- * arrojar la toalla = throw in + the towel. * secar con una toalla = towel dry. * tela de toalla = terry cloth [terrycloth] ; towelling [toweling, -USA]. * tirar la toalla = throw in + the towel.