loincloth

noun loin·cloth \ ˈlȯin-ˌklȯth \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of loincloth

: a cloth worn about the loins often as the sole article of clothing in warm climates

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1856

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  • : a piece of cloth worn to cover the sexual organs especially by men in very hot parts of the world



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