loincloth

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noun loin·cloth \ˈlȯin-ˌklȯth\

Definition of loincloth

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

1856

First Known Use of loincloth

1856


LOINCLOTH Defined for English Language Learners

loincloth

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noun loin·cloth \ˈlȯin-ˌklȯth\

Definition of loincloth for English Language Learners

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



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