Long cloth

a kind of cotton cloth of superior quality.

See also: Long

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She bought nothing whatever at any of the other drapers' shops, or at any milliners' or tailors' shops; and she bought nothing at Maltby's but a piece of long cloth. She was very particular in choosing a certain quality.
Plain long cloth means a plain servant's nightgown.
It was a steel thing with a long pin to it, with which his long cloth outside gar- ment was fastened together in front.
The mistress visited her often in the interval, and commenced her plan of reform by trying to raise her self-respect with fine clothes and flattery, which she took readily; so that, instead of a wild, hatless little savage jumping into the house, and rushing to squeeze us all breathless, there 'lighted from a handsome black pony a very dignified person, with brown ringlets falling from the cover of a feathered beaver, and a long cloth habit, which she was obliged to hold up with both hands that she might sail in.
A turban is a long cloth or scarf wrapped around the head and worn as a head gear.
The items which recorded increase in their average prices included potatoes, long cloth, gur, shirting, moong pulse, georgette, bread, mash pulse, sugar, wheat flour, wheat, vegetable ghee, beef, garlic, LPG Cylinder, milk (powdered), mutton, bananas and mustard oil.
In the picture, Alia along with Akansha can be seen hanging through the roof with the help of long cloth. The two are practising aerial yoga during their morning yoga classes.
The items which recorded increase in their average prices included long cloth, lawn, chicken, moong pulse, bananas, potatoes, rice (irri-6), shirting, red chilly, cooking oil, sugar, vegetable ghee, mustard oil, masoor pulse, gur, tea (prepared), electric bulb, beef, milk (powder) vegetable ghee (loose), mutton and rice (basmati broken).
The items which registered decrease in their prices during the week under review included tomatoes, onions, chicken (farm), bananas, potatoes, pulse mash, gur, shirting, bathing soap, long cloth, vegetable ghee (tin), cooking oil (tin), sugar, and wheat.
Non-food items witnessing a price rise include firewood whole at 0.14pc and long cloth 0.13pc.
The items, which recorded amplification in prices are diesel, petrol, potatoes, eggs, kerosene oil, rice, gur, mutton, beef, moong pulse, LPG cylinder, red chili, sugar, georgette, mash pulse, long cloth, gram pulse, vegetable ghee, shirting, mustard oil, masoor pulse and wheat.