whole cloth


Definition of WHOLE CLOTH

:  pure fabrication —usually used in the phrase out of whole cloth <the theory was created out of whole cloth>

First Known Use of WHOLE CLOTH



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March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
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