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.

dates 1656 1686 1700 1754

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