cloth

  • 1 Cloth — (kl[o^]th; 115), n.; pl. {Cloths} (kl[o^][th]z; 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 cloth — [klɔθ US klo:θ] n [: Old English; Origin: clath cloth, piece of clothing ] 1.) [U] material used for making things such as clothes cotton/woollen/silk etc cloth ▪ a dress of the finest silk cloth 2.) a piece of cloth used for a particular purpose …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 cloth — cloth; cloth·ier; cloth·ier s brush; cloth·i·fy; cloth·ing; mort·cloth; cere·cloth; …

    English syllables

  • 4 cloth — [ klaθ ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount material used for making clothes, curtains, etc. that is made by weaving fibers together: linen/cotton cloth 2. ) count a piece of cloth used for a particular purpose such as cleaning or covering a table the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 cloth — [klôth, kläth] n. pl. cloths [klôthz, kläthz; ] also [ klôths, kläths ] for [ “] kinds of cloth [ ] [ME < OE clath, cloth, hence garment, akin to clithan, to stick, clitha, poultice < IE * gleit (> Ger kleid, dress) < base * glei , to …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Cloth — 〈[klɔ̣ð] m.; ; unz.; Textilw.〉 dichtes Atlasgewebe [<engl. cloth „Tuch“] * * * Cloth [klɔθ], der od. das; [engl. cloth = Tuch, Stoff, verw. mit ↑Kleid]: glänzender [Futter]stoff aus Baumwolle od. Halbwolle …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 cloth — (n.) O.E. clað a cloth, woven or felted material to wrap around one, hence, garment, from P.Gmc. *kalithaz (Cf. O.Fris. klath, M.Du. cleet, Du. kleed, M.H.G. kleit, Ger. Kleid garment ), of obscure origin. The cloth the clerical profession is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 cloth — ► NOUN (pl. cloths) 1) woven, knitted, or felted fabric made from a soft fibre such as wool or cotton. 2) a piece of cloth for a particular purpose. 3) (the cloth) the clergy; the clerical profession. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Cloth — (engl.), halbwollener Futterstoff mit 45 Ketten u. 70 Schußfäden auf 1 cm, Kette Baumwollengarn Nr. 30 engl., Schuß Kammgarn Nr. 74 einfach, Bindung fünfschäftiger Atlas (s. Abbild.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Cloth — 〈 [klɔ̣θ] m.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.; Textilw.〉 dichtes Atlasgewebe [Etym.: <engl. cloth «Tuch«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 11 Cloth — [klɔθ] der od. das; <aus engl. cloth »Tuch«> glänzender [Futter]stoff aus Baumwolle od. Halbwolle in Atlasbindung (einer besonderen Webart) …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 12 cloth — [n] fabric bolt, calico, cotton, dry goods, goods, material, stuff, synthetics, textiles, tissue, twill, weave, yard goods; concept 473 …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 Cloth — [klɔθ ], der oder das; [s], s <englisch> (ein Baumwollgewebe) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 14 cloth — [[t]klɒ̱θ, AM klɔ͟ːθ[/t]] cloths 1) N MASS Cloth is fabric which is made by weaving or knitting a substance such as cotton, wool, silk, or nylon. Cloth is used especially for making clothes. She began cleaning the wound with a piece of cloth. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 15 cloth — clothlike, adj. /klawth, kloth/, n., pl. cloths /klawdhz, klodhz, klawths, kloths/, adj. n. 1. a fabric formed by weaving, felting, etc., from wool, hair, silk, flax, cotton, or other fiber, used for garments, upholstery, and many other items. 2 …

    Universalium

  • 16 cloth — noun 1 (U) material used especially for making clothes: cotton cloth 2 (C) a piece of cloth used to cover a table; tablecloth 3 (C) a piece of cloth used for a particular purpose: She rubbed at the stain with a damp cloth. | dishcloth/floorcloth… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Cloth —    Production of cloth was the earliest luxury trade in Brussels and the economy was heavily dependent on it in the Middle Ages. The industry dates from the 11th century and the cloth guild was recognized officially by Duke John I in 1289.… …

    Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • 18 cloth — noun 1 material used for making clothes, curtains, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ coarse, fine ▪ woven ▪ cotton, woollen/woolen ▪ a jacket made from woollen/woolen cloth …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 cloth — [[t]klɔθ, klɒθ[/t]] n. pl. cloths (klôtz, klotz, klôths, kloths), adj. 1) tex a fabric made by weaving, felting, or knitting from wool, silk, cotton, flax, nylon, polyester, etc.: used for garments, upholstery, etc 2) a piece of such a fabric for …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 cloth */*/ — UK [klɒθ] / US [klɑθ] noun Word forms cloth : singular cloth plural cloths 1) [countable/uncountable] material used for making clothes, curtains etc that is made by weaving fibres together linen/cotton cloth 2) [countable] a piece of cloth used… …

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