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waistcloth

[weyst-klawth, -kloth] /ˈweɪstˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural waistcloths
[weyst-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈweɪstˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a loincloth.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; waist + cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for waistcloth

waistcloth

/ˈweɪstˌklɒθ/
noun
1.
(obsolete) another word for loincloth
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