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longcloth

[lawng-klawth, long-kloth] /ˈlɔŋˌklɔθ, ˈlɒŋˌklɒθ/
noun
1.
a fine, white, cotton cloth, of plain weave; high-grade muslin.
Origin of longcloth
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45; long1 + cloth
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longcloth

/ˈlɒŋˌklɒθ/
noun
1.
a fine plain-weave cotton cloth made in long strips
2.
(US) a light soft muslin
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