We set to our task with a deliberate gentleness, dabbing with cloths, cotton, swabs.
The women had on long dresses made of orange, black, and green African Kente cloths with matching headdresses.
He had, by craft, obtained admission to the freedom of Oswestry, by which means he could the better purchase the Welsh cloths.
There should always be a set of cloths kept for the purpose.
Over it they had spread cloths, and on the cloths were plates piled high with good things.
Put the dumplings into cloths, and let them boil about half an hour.
In China, it is fashionable for rich ladies to have small feet, and they tie them up in cloths so that they cannot grow.
cloths thus saturated with hartshorn powder, are also the best things for cleaning brass locks, and the finger plates of doors.
Where oil is the absorbent, the wired frames are used in connection with cloths.
This should be done gradually and the cloths should be wet in warmer and warmer water.
Old English claþ "a cloth, sail, cloth covering, woven or felted material to wrap around one," hence, also, "garment," from Proto-Germanic *kalithaz (cf. Old Frisian klath "cloth," Middle Dutch cleet, Dutch kleed "garment, dress," Middle High German kleit, German Kleid "garment"), of obscure origin. As an adjective from 1590s. The cloth "the clerical profession" is from 17c. in reference to characteristic dress.