Origin of loincloth
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Think of him as a kind of Cecil Rhodes in a loincloth and with bulging muscles.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?
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Here was a project that would get me out of a loincloth and into real clothes!Speed Read Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Total Recall’: the 11 Juiciest Bits
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So will you be running around with a loincloth from now on?Exercising Like a Caveman: A.J. Jacobs Gets Primal
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He wore a loincloth of red flannel and fringed buckskin leggings.
She felt him move, and all at once her hand was not on his loincloth, but on his hot flesh.
"Strip off his loincloth," said d'Ucello, and Erculio tore it away.The Saracen: The Holy War
Then he kicked off his boots and dropped his hose and his loincloth.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
He wore nothing more than the loincloth and the earth-coloured, unsown cloak.Siddhartha
- a piece of cloth worn round the loinsAlso called: breechcloth
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Word Origin and History for loincloth
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