clothing

[ kloh-th ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF clothing
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOTHING

Is not the life more precious than its food, and the body than its clothing?

He ran up the staircase to his room and flung on some clothing.

If it were not for the necessity of bread and clothing, what a good time a fellow might have.

The kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor is a blacksmith.

All their clothing was wet and they were discolored with mud.

Their clothing was torn by bullets and reddened by dripping wounds.

Hardware was too high in price, and was no longer needed for clothing.

Then it seemed as if the barbs had caught in its clothing and held it there.

But I have just received some more linen and some winter clothing from Paris.

The words are more a clothing for the thought than an embodiment of it.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "action of dressing in clothes," verbal noun from clothe. From late 13c. as "clothes collectively;" 1590s as an adjective.

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