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clothing

[ kloh-thing ]
/ ˈkloʊ ðɪŋ /
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noun
garments collectively; clothes; raiment; apparel.
a covering.

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Origin of clothing

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at clothe, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for clothing

clothing
/ (ˈkləʊðɪŋ) /

noun
garments collectively
something that covers or clothes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with clothing

clothing

see wolf in sheep's clothing.

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