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horsecloth

[hawrs-klawth, -kloth] /ˈhɔrsˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural horsecloths
[hawrs-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈhɔrsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cloth used to cover a horse, or as part of its trappings.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; horse + cloth
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