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cloth

EN[klɔθ] [klɑθ] [klɒθ] [-ɒθ]
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    Definition of cloth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLclothsPLclothes
    1. NU A woven fabric such as used in dressing, decorating, cleaning or other practical use.
      1. “H'm !” he said, “so, so—it is a tragedy in a prologue and three acts. I am going down this afternoon to see the curtain fall for the third time on what [...] will prove a good burlesque ; but it all began dramatically enough. It was last Saturday […] that two boys, playing in the little spinney just outside Wembley Park Station, came across three large parcels done up in American cloth. […]”
    2. A piece of cloth used for a particular purpose.
      1. A form of attire that represents a particular profession.
        1. (in idioms) Priesthood, clergy.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • She took off all her clothes and went skinny dipping in the river.
            • Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. — Francis Bacon.
            • The other evening I was doing a very grown-up thing, ironing an oxford cloth shirt for work [ … ] .
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • cloth that takes dye well ‎; paper that takes ink ‎; the leather that takes a certain kind of polish ‎
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • True, he's a little young for full curmudgeonhood, but he's been working tirelessly at it for years, and he takes a gadfly's delight in pointing out that this or that emperor has no clothes.
            • After banishing his[sic] immediately to the shower on arrival home (grin), I use a full cup of vinegar (plain cheap white stuff) tossed into the wash to destinkify his clothes.
            • How can you justify spending so much money on clothes?
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
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            5. en clothesline
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of cloth for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "cloth" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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