as in fabric
a woven or knitted material (as of cotton or nylon) cotton canvas was the cloth traditionally used for a ship's sails

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as in clergy
the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church he's a member of the cloth, but that doesn't keep him from enjoying a stiff drink every now and then

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“Cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cloth. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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