Huckaback (Huck'-A-Back). [A corruption of huckster-back, which in early times signified any sort of "pedler's ware." Often shortened to huck.\ A coarse and very durable cloth of linen, or linen and cotton, woven with alternate elevations and depressions, so as to present a rough face. It is used especially for towels and is made in separate towels or in lengths which may be cut at will. Huckaback is also made of all cotton woven with a honeycomb pattern.