longcloth

longcloth

[lawng-klawth, long-kloth]
noun
a fine, white, cotton cloth, of plain weave; high-grade muslin.

Origin:
1535–45; long1 + cloth

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longcloth (ˈlɒŋˌklɒθ)
 
n
1.  a fine plain-weave cotton cloth made in long strips
2.  (US) a light soft muslin

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