- a fine, white, cotton cloth, of plain weave; high-grade muslin.
Origin of longcloth
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Examples from the Web for longcloth
Longcloth, which is now commonly bleached, comprehends a number of various qualities.
A piece of calico or longcloth from another discarded article is not difficult to get.Needlework Economies
The material was also invariably of a kind to wear, a fine linen or a closely woven English longcloth.Home Life in Germany
Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
- a fine plain-weave cotton cloth made in long strips
- US a light soft muslin
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