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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Clothes considered as a group; wearing apparel.
  • n. A covering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of clothe.
  • n. Clothes; apparel for wearing.
  • n. An act or instance of putting clothes on.
  • n. The art of process of making cloth.
  • n. A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.
  • n. The art of process of making cloth.
  • n. A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.
  • n. See Card clothing, under 3d Card.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Garments in general; covering for the person; clothes; dress; raiment; apparel.
  • n. Livery; corporation.
  • n. In steam-engines, same as cleading, 2 .
  • n. Sheets of leather studded with wire, used to form the cards of a carding-machine. Also called card-clothing.
  • n. The making or manufacture of cloth.
  • n. In saddlery, blankets of any kind used on horses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

Etymologies

clothe + ing, cognate with Dutch: kleding. (Wiktionary)

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