monk's cloth


monk's cloth

noun

Definition of MONK'S CLOTH

:  a coarse heavy fabric in basket weave made originally of worsted and used for monk's habits but now chiefly of cotton or linen and used for draperies

First Known Use of MONK'S CLOTH

15th century

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