horsecloth

[ hawrs-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /

noun, plural horse·cloths [hawrs-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths]. /ˈhɔrsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.

a cloth used to cover a horse, or as part of its trappings.

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Origin of horsecloth

First recorded in 1520–30; horse + cloth
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