un·​der·​cloth·​ing | \ ˈən-dər-ˌklō-t͟hiŋ How to pronounce underclothing (audio) \

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he changes his underclothing every day
Recent Examples on the Web The study suggests research for winter clothing: underclothing that will not readily absorb water, garments that will hold quantities of air in extremely small bubbles, and quilted clothes made of a batting of chicken feathers and cotton. Scientific American, "Warm Clothes Could Be Made of Chicken Feathers," 23 Apr. 2020 At the jail, a bag of marijuana was found in his underclothing, according to the report. Jennifer James, Houston Chronicle, "Friendswood parking lot handbag heists lead to arrests," 27 Nov. 2019 Over in the men’s department John Augustine of Chicago was checking out shirts and underclothing. Kathy Routliffe, chicagotribune.com, "Kenilworth Union Church rummage sale offers amazing maze of treasures," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of underclothing

1804, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of underclothing was in 1804

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“Underclothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underclothing. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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