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cloth

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1 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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2 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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The first known use of cloth was before the 12th century

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“Cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cloth. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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