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Cloth

Cloth Meaning & Definition
Cloth Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Cloth?

[n] Fabric or material formed by weaving, knitting, pressing, or felting natural or synthetic fibers.

Synonyms | Synonyms for Cloth: fabric | material | textile

Related Terms | Find terms related to Cloth: act drop | asbestos | asbestos board | backdrop | batten | boltrope | border | canonicals | canvas | ceremonial attire | clericals | clew | coulisse | counterweight | cringle | crowd of sail | curtain | curtain board | cyclorama | decor | drapery | drop | drop curtain | earing | episcopal vestments | etoffe | fabric | felt | fire curtain | flat | flipper | foot | fore-and-aft sail | goods | hanging | head | lace | leech | liturgical garments | luff | material | muslin | napery | plain sail | pontificalia | pontificals | press of sail | rag | reduced sail | reef point | reefed sail | robes | sail | scene | scenery | screen | side scene | silk | square sail | stage screw | stuff | tab | tableau | teaser | textile | textile fabric | texture | the cloth | tissu | tissue | tormentor | transformation | transformation scene | vestments | vesture | weave | web | weft | wing | wingcut | woodcut | woof | wool

See Also | aba | acrylic | Aertex | alpaca | artefact | artifact | baize | basket weave | batik | batiste | belting | boucle | broadcloth | brocade | buckram | bunting | calico | cambric | camelhair | camel's hair | camlet | camo | camouflage | canopy | Canton flannel | canvas | canvass | cashmere | cerecloth | challis | chambray | chenille | chiffon | chino | chino cloth | chintz | coating | cord | corduroy | cotton | cotton cloth | cotton flannel | crape | crepe | cretonne | crinoline | damask | denim | diamonte | diaper | dimity | doeskin | drapery | duck | duffel | duffle | dungaree | edging | elastic | etamin | etamine | faille | felt | fiber | fibre | jean | vulcanized fiber

Cloth In Webster's Dictionary

\Cloth\ (?; 115), n.; pl. {Cloths} (#; 115), except in the sense of garments, when it is {Clothes} (kl[=o]thz or kl[=o]z). [OE. clath cloth, AS. cl[=a][thorn] cloth, garment; akin to D. kleed, Icel. kl[ae][eth]i, Dan. kl[ae]de, cloth, Sw. kl["a]de, G. kleid garment, dress.] 1. A fabric made of fibrous material (or sometimes of wire, as in wire cloth); commonly, a woven fabric of cotton, woolen, or linen, adapted to be made into garments; specifically, woolen fabrics, as distinguished from all others. 2. The dress; raiment. [Obs.] See {Clothes}. I'll ne'er distust my God for cloth and bread. --Quarles. 3. The distinctive dress of any profession, especially of the clergy; hence, the clerical profession. Appeals were made to the priesthood. Would they tamely permit so gross an insult to be offered to their cloth? --Macaulay. The cloth, the clergy, are constituted for administering and for giving the best possible effect to . . . every axiom. --I. Taylor. {Body cloth}. See under {Body}. {Cloth of gold}, a fabric woven wholly or partially of threads of gold. {Cloth measure}, the measure of length and surface by which cloth is measured and sold. For this object the standard yard is usually divided into quarters and nails. {Cloth paper}, a coarse kind of paper used in pressing and finishing woolen cloth. -- Cloth {shearer}, one who shears cloth and frees it from superfluous nap.

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