loincloth


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loin·cloth

 (loin′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
A strip of cloth worn around the loins.

loincloth

(ˈlɔɪnˌklɒθ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of cloth worn round the loins. Also called: breechcloth

loin•cloth

(ˈlɔɪnˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n., pl. -cloths (-ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs)
a cloth worn around the loins or hips.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loincloth - a garment that provides covering for the loins
dhoti - a long loincloth worn by Hindu men
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
Translations
مِئْزَر يُشَد على الخَصْر
bederní zástěrka
lændeklæde
ágyékkötõ
lendaskÿla
bederná zásterka
peştemal

loincloth

[ˈlɔɪnklɒθ] Ntaparrabo m, taparrabos m inv

loincloth

[ˈlɔɪnklɒθ] npagne m

loincloth

nLendenschurz m

loin

(loin) noun
the back of an animal when cut into pieces for food.
ˈloincloth noun
a piece of cloth worn round the hips, especially in India.
References in classic literature ?
He shall be no naked beast of the jungle, but shall wear a loincloth and copper anklets, and, perchance, a ring in his nose, for he is to be reared by men--a tribe of savage cannibals.
Only short months before this head had been alive, he pondered, quick with wit, attached to a two-legged body that stood erect and that swaggered about, a loincloth and a belted automatic around its middle, more powerful, therefrom, than Bashti, but with less wit, for had not he, Bashti, with an ancient pistol, put darkness inside that skull where wit resided, and removed that skull from the soddenly relaxed framework of flesh and bone on which it had been supported to tread the earth and the deck of the Arangi?
There were trade watches, clasp knives, amazing assortments of fish-hooks in packages, plug tobacco, matches, and gorgeous strips of cotton for loincloths all around.
The Aorai swung out a boat smartly, into which sprang half a dozen brown-skinned sailors clad only in scarlet loincloths.
But, to be fair to the bald visionary I've often seen walking around Bootle in sandals and loincloth, followed by thousands of adoring disciples, he and Gandhi have much in common: Neither played for Tranmere Rovers, had a PhD from Hope University, lived in Stoke or lost close friends at Hillsborough.
Clad in loincloth, they were smoking a mysterious herb supposed to be tobacco, that smelled like something else.
It concerns the depiction of Aquarius on a Soviet stamp--one that shows the zodiacal water-bearer quite untraditionally swathed in a kind of loincloth.
Particular praise must go to the man painted head-to-toe in gold, with only a Tarzan-esque loincloth to cover the shred of dignity he had left, who masqueraded up and down the stage with enthusiastic vigour.
It's my first time outside of the Philippines and I took five planes to get here," said Julius, 23, sporting only a loincloth and the metal gong with which he and two other tribe members had entranced their audience.
his voice has no body his loincloth balled up and flush against the
If we, are going to define bowhunting, maybe the members of the defining panel should go back to loincloth and spear.
3 letters AGA CUT DOE DRY EMU GAS HIS OBI CRISS CROSS CRISS CROSS CRISS CROSS OUR RAY TEE YOB 5 letters CLING OPINE 6 letters CHERUB COMPEL DESIST GENIAL HECTIC LEEWAY PEDLAR REDUCE SADDLE SENATE SLATES TARGET TODDLE TOSSED TRASHY YIELDS 9 letters CHIPOLATA EXONERATE LOINCLOTH ORANGEADE