piece of cloth


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Noun1.piece of cloth - a separate part consisting of fabric
bib - top part of an apron; covering the chest
chamois cloth - a piece of chamois used for washing windows or cars
dishcloth, dishrag - a cloth for washing dishes
drop cloth - a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted
dustcloth, dustrag, duster - a piece of cloth used for dusting
dust sheet, dust cover - a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
oddment, remnant, remainder, end - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
gore, panel - a piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails
ground cloth, groundsheet - a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
guimpe - a piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit
gusset, inset - a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment
handkerchief, hankey, hankie, hanky - a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
lining, liner - a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
longyi, lungi, lungyi - a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
patch - a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
piece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
placket - a piece of cloth sewn under an opening
rag, tag end, tatter, shred, tag - a small piece of cloth or paper
sail, canvass, canvas, sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
swatch - a sample piece of cloth
towel - a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
train - piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor; "the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
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I'll fetch a piece of cloth at once for such an honorable gentleman, or even two pieces with pleasure.
Next, two men, one apparently a farm labourer, and the other a tailor, for he had a pair of shears in his hand, presented themselves before him, and the tailor said, "Senor governor, this labourer and I come before your worship by reason of this honest man coming to my shop yesterday (for saving everybody's presence I'm a passed tailor, God be thanked), and putting a piece of cloth into my hands and asking me, 'Senor, will there be enough in this cloth to make me a cap?
He was a man of twenty-five or six, and held a piece of cloth, which, being a tailor, he was about to make into a coat-lining.
We can choose a certain date from among them--the one to draw this date first from beneath a piece of cloth will be the first.
Stuart ordered that they should be deprived of their arms, their under garments taken off, and that a piece of cloth should be tied round their waists, in imitation of a squaw; an Indian punishment for cowardice.
The little tailor at last lost all patience, and drew a piece of cloth from the hole under his work-table, and saying: 'Wait, and I will give it to you,' struck it mercilessly on them.
I'll have half for myself and Dennis shall have half for himself;" and sometimes he throws me in one over that I don't expect, as he did three year ago, when I got Mary Jones, a young woman of nineteen who come up to Tyburn with a infant at her breast, and was worked off for taking a piece of cloth off the counter of a shop in Ludgate Hill, and putting it down again when the shopman see her; and who had never done any harm before, and only tried to do that, in consequence of her husband having been pressed three weeks previous, and she being left to beg, with two young children--as was proved upon the trial.
The thing upon the litter was covered with a piece of cloth.
John Harned was seeing it for the first time, and he could not escape the excitement--the sight of the man, armed only with a piece of cloth, and of the bull rushing upon him across the sand with sharp horns, widespreading.
That singed piece of cloth was incredibly valuable, and he could not defend himself from astonishment at the casual manner it had come into his possession.
They took her to a nearby place, where they tied her and put a piece of cloth in her mouth.
At first, I had no interest at all but then I found something interesting in a piece of cloth when it turns into valuable textile,' said Fajar.