[ breech-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈbritʃˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /
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noun, plural breech·cloths [brah-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths]. /ˈbrɑˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.
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Also breech·clout [breech-klout]. /ˈbritʃˌklaʊt/.
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How to use breechcloth in a sentence
He was probably soon wearing a skin belt and a cord as a breechclout like the Indian boys of his age.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
He had removed his garments and stood up perfectly nude save for the breechclout.Old Indian Days|[AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
At the head of a flight of stairs on the broad veranda was a man in gold-rimmed eye-glasses and a red breechclout.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien
Meco wore a cast-off English bodice as a favorite breechclout.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
He drew a thin volume from his breechclout cautiously, then slipped it back again.The Sky Is Falling|Lester del Rey
British Dictionary definitions for breechcloth
/ (ˈbriːtʃˌklɒθ) /
other names for loincloth
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