Meaning of CLOTH in English
n. (pl. cloths)
1. woven or felted material.
2 a piece of this.
3 a piece of cloth for a particular purpose; a tablecloth, dishcloth, etc.
4 woollen woven fabric as used for clothes.
5 a profession or status, esp. of the clergy, as shown by clothes (respect due to his cloth). b (prec. by the) the clergy.
Phrases and idioms:
cloth-cap relating to or associated with the working class. cloth-eared colloq. somewhat deaf. cloth of gold (or silver) tissue of gold (or silver) threads interwoven with silk or wool.
Etymology: OE clath, of unkn. orig.
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012