1) A spelling of huckaback which was a stout linen fabric used for towelling, napkins and the like. The weft threads were thrown alternatively up to form a rough surface.
1656 six huggabacke napkins old, Eshton
1686 Table Cloathes one of hoggaback & one of Linning, Conistone
1700 Item three huggaback table cloths 6s, Slaidburn
1754 four huggaback towels, Wentworth.