From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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clothcloth /klɒθ $ klɒːθ/ ●●○ S3 noun 1 [uncountable]MATERIAL material used for making things such as clothescotton/woollen/silk etc cloth a dress of the finest silk cloth2 [countable]DH a piece of cloth used for a particular purpose She mopped her face with a wet cloth. Is there a clean cloth for the table? dishcloth, facecloth, tablecloth3 man of the cloth
Examples from the Corpus
clothcloth napkinsHe placed the hamper on the ground, spread a cloth.How much black cloth have you?From its mouth hung a strip of bright cloth.She ran her eye over the rolls of brightly-coloured cloth displayed on the stall.Put the bread dough in a bowl, and cover it with a damp cloth.Dry the fruit thoroughly with a dish cloth.Each gets a final polish with his cloth, and he grins into them as if they were mirrors.Wipe the interior of the machine and dry thoroughly with a disinfectant impregnated cloth or disposable paper towel. 4.Turner is not cut from that same bolt of cloth.Under it was cloth and under that a thin cake of wax.These pants are made with the finest wool cloth.The main trade was the production of woollen cloth.They controlled this cottage industry by buying, selling, transporting and exchanging raw wool, spun yam and woven cloth.cotton/woollen/silk etc clothIf you're feeling really adventurous try making your own flags using dowelling and cotton cloth or strong paper.Rub spots with an equal amount of toothpaste and baking soda on a damp cotton cloth.Shearmen, who cut the pile to finish woollen cloth, were similarly paid.The robe is a richly patterned 7-by-10-foot cotton cloth whose abstract symbols represent the powers and obligations of kingship.Oxford mixture, dark grey woollen cloth.Kalchu finished weaving the last whitish length of woollen cloth to make a jacket and put his loom away.You need some tiny scraps of cotton cloth, some clean, firm glue and a small damp cloth.She dropped the white silk cloth in my lap.
Origin cloth Old English clath cloth, piece of clothing