empire cloth

noun

: a cloth treated with oxidized oil for use as an electrical insulator

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of empire cloth was in 1898

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“Empire cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empire%20cloth. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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