clothes

[ klohz, klohthz ]SEE DEFINITION OF clothes
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All is prepared—the table and the feast— With due appurtenance of clothes and cushions.

Say, you come out with me some night jest in your workin' clothes.

Honestly, I am glad to find you here at your work in your miner's clothes.

"It will take me a week to get your clothes ready," said Mrs. Rushton.

You know I do not care about money, except just to buy my clothes and things.

Think of living so near a beaver or a water-rat with clothes on!

As it will be so privately performed, clothes and equipage may be provided for afterwards.

I did not stop to put on my clothes until I had got two or three miles from the plantation.

When that was done she made a bundle of her cloak and shawl, and lay down in her clothes.

Their clothes were much patched, but in many places needed it still.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English claðas "cloths, clothes," originally plural of clað "cloth" (see cloth), which, in 19c., after the sense of "article of clothing" had mostly faded from it, acquired a new plural form, cloths, to distinguish it from this word.

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