Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of clothing.

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Examples

  • Thewierd hairstyles clashing with the mundane cloathing is just awful.

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  • The cloathing is dissimilar; the Essences cloathed were identically the same.

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  • They have intire coats of beaver skin, exactly like Friday's in Robinson Crusoe, and casques on their heads like the old knights errant in romance; you never saw such tremendous figures; but without this kind of cloathing it would be impossible to stir out at present.

    The History of Emily Montague

  • Robinson Crusoe, and casques on their heads like the old knights errant in romance; you never saw such tremendous figures; but without this kind of cloathing it would be impossible to stir out at present.

    The History of Emily Montague

  • But compare the spacious palace and great warderobe of the one, with the hovel and the few rags of the other, and you will be sensible that the difference between their cloathing, lodging, and household furniture, is almost as great in quantity as in quality.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • He also divides it into stock that goes to maintain the person or nation (ie, food for the immediate future, lodging, cloathing), and stock which is intended to create a profit.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • But compare the spacious palace and great warderobe of the one, with the hovel and the few rags of the other, and you will be sensible that the difference between their cloathing, lodging, and household furniture, is almost as great in quantity as in quality.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Page 172: “Land in its original rude state can afford the materials of cloathing and lodging to a much greater number of people than it can feed.”

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Page 172: “Land in its original rude state can afford the materials of cloathing and lodging to a much greater number of people than it can feed.”

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • He also divides it into stock that goes to maintain the person or nation (ie, food for the immediate future, lodging, cloathing), and stock which is intended to create a profit.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

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  • "Cloathing" "for troops. In the army of the United States, every non-commissioned officer, musician and private, shall receive, annually, the following articles of uniform clothing, viz. one hat, one coat, one vest, two pair woolen and two pair linen pantaloons, one coarse linen frock and trowsers for fatigue clothing, one pair of shoes, four shirts, two pair of socks, two pair of short stockings, one blanket, one stock neck stock and clasp stock probably made of leather, and one pair of half gaithers; and the secretary of war is authorised to furnish such surplus clothing as he may deem expedient and necessary." (citation in list description)

    October 10, 2008

  • Cloathing sounds warmer than clothing, don't you think?

    October 10, 2008

  • Kind of. But then I think of cloaca and get kinda skeeved.

    October 10, 2008

  • Oh, great. It used to sound warmer.

    October 10, 2008

  • Sudden-onset cloathing loathing.

    October 10, 2008

  • Reesetee, maybe it sounds warmer because of cloak?

    October 10, 2008

  • That's probably it.

    *dons cloak*

    October 13, 2008

  • Yeah. I used to like cloaks but now I think of cloaca and get kind of skeeved.

    October 13, 2008

  • Stop that!

    ;->

    October 14, 2008