American cloth


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American cloth

n
(Textiles) a glazed or waterproofed cotton cloth
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An ink-stained table, littered with pens, papers, and almanacs, an American cloth sofa, three chairs of varying patterns, and a much-worn carpet, constituted all the furniture, save only a very large and obtrusive porcelain spittoon, and a gaudily framed and very somber picture which hung above the fireplace.
A year later, three American cloth manufacturers -- Dimension Polyant of Putnam, Connecticut; Bainbridge International of Canton, Massachusetts; and North Cloth of Milford, Connecticut -- have improved the flexibility of the carbon fibre in the cloth.
Later, when mills in the United States became competitive, American cloth sold well in North China.
1 -For all of Israel's whining about Trump's $350 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, both Tel Aviv and Riyadh are de facto allies, cut from the same American cloth. Their Syrian-Iraqi-Yemeni extermination program is mutual.
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