the cloth

noun

: Christian priests and ministers : clergy
He has great respect for the cloth.
He is a man of the cloth.

Examples of the cloth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spray the cloth first with dusting spray for extra cleaning power. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 July 2024 Pour the cleaner into a spray bottle and spray it on the cloth. Cody Godwin, USA TODAY, 30 May 2024 But spare a thought for Father Sexton, a mouse of the cloth. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 12 June 2024 Even some of the cloth used in light aircraft, such as weather balloons, was made by Western businesses. Boris Bondarev, Foreign Affairs, 17 Oct. 2022 See all Example Sentences for the cloth 

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“The cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20cloth. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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