longcloth

[ lawng-klawth, long-kloth ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌklɔθ, ˈlɒŋˌklɒθ /

noun

a fine, white, cotton cloth, of plain weave; high-grade muslin.

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Origin of longcloth

First recorded in 1535–45; long1 + cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for longcloth

longcloth
/ (ˈlɒŋˌklɒθ) /

noun

a fine plain-weave cotton cloth made in long strips
US a light soft muslin
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