cloth

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklɒθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/klɔθ, klɑθ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klôth, kloth)

Inflections of 'cloth' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": cloths
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cloth

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [kitchen, furniture, cleaning, dusting] cloth
  2. a [dry, moist, damp, wet] cloth
  3. a [piece, strip, yard] of cloth
  4. [woven, khaki, pleated, patterned] cloth
  5. [covered, protected, concealed] [by, under] a cloth
  6. [wipe, clean, rub] with a (damp) cloth
  7. wipe [clean, off, out] with a (damp) cloth
  8. removed the [spillage, stains, juice, milk] with a (damp) cloth
  9. is a man of the cloth
  10. idiom: [made, created, fabricated] (the story) out of whole cloth
adj
  1. a cloth [bag, coat, cover, towel, cap, robe]
  2. has a cloth [interior, exterior, trim]
  3. [use, wear, wash] cloth diapers
  4. terry cloth [robe, diapers]
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