cloth yard

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noun

a unit of measure for cloth, formerly 37 inches (0.93 meter), now the equivalent of the standard yard (0.91 meter); 36 inches; 3 feet.

Nearby words

  1. clot,
  2. cloth,
  3. cloth cap,
  4. cloth of gold,
  5. cloth roll,
  6. cloth-cap,
  7. cloth-eared,
  8. cloth-of-gold,
  9. clothbound,
  10. clothe

Origin of cloth yard

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75

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