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grass cloth

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noun

a fabric made from tough vegetable fibers, used for table linens, wall coverings, etc.

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Also called Canton linen, China grass cloth.

Origin of grass cloth

First recorded in 1850–55
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grass cloth

noun

a cloth made from plant fibres, such as jute or hemp
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