Origin of clothes
Definition for clothes (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), clothed or clad, cloth·ing.
Origin of clothe
Examples from the Web for clothes
BEIRUT—It is December, but Sabrine Omar is still wearing her summer clothes.
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In St. Louis, I believe, for a change of clothes and to go to a nightclub.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, in as much as clothes define us, Hurley had the strange distinction of having her persona defined by a dress.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hair and makeup have evolved stylistically along with the clothes we wear.
Jack took off his clothes quickly, but though he was weary he could not go to sleep.The Blue Fairy Book|Various
Most fortunately for us the forenoon turned out fair and we stripped and dried our clothes.A Voyage to the South Sea|William Bligh
Tad, after he had donned his clothes, returned to the scene of the conflict.The Pony Rider Boys in New England|Frank Gee Patchin
I'll see thee hanged first: I know thou wouldst have me killed, to get my clothes.Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)|John Dryden
Frank examined his clothes to make sure that nothing had been taken.Frank Merriwell's New Comedian|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for clothes (1 of 2)
- articles of dress
- (as modifier)clothes brush Related adjective: vestiary
Word Origin for clothes
British Dictionary definitions for clothes (2 of 2)
verb clothes, clothing, clothed or clad (tr)
Word Origin for clothe
Word Origin and History for clothes (1 of 2)
Old English claðas "cloths, clothes," originally plural of clað "cloth" (see cloth), which, in 19c., after the sense of "article of clothing" had mostly faded from it, acquired a new plural form, cloths, to distinguish it from this word.