cloth (klôth, klŏth)
n. pl. cloths (klôths, klôthz, klŏths, klŏthz)Idiom:
1. Fabric or material formed by weaving, knitting, pressing, or felting natural or synthetic fibers.
2. A piece of fabric or material used for a specific purpose, as a tablecloth.
b. A sail.
4. The characteristic attire of a profession, especially that of the clergy.
5. The clergy: a man of the cloth.
With a clothbound binding; as a clothbound book.
[Middle English, from Old English clāth.]
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