waistcloth


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waist·cloth

 (wāst′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
A loincloth.

waistcloth

(ˈweɪstˌklɒθ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) obsolete another word for loincloth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waistcloth - a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trouserswaistcloth - a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
cummerbund - a broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo
References in periodicals archive ?
congeal', B elbeb 'wrap around the waist, hips' (as a waistcloth, waist-string worn from babyhood by the male sex), and S ilbib, 'put s.
Sometimes this effect is achieved by showing him only in his waistcloth, naked from the waist up.
The initiate seated himself upon a rock and removed his own waistcloth (ma'u).