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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cloth of gold (0.00855 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cloth of gold Noisette \Noi*sette"\, n. (Bot.) A hybrid rose produced in 1817, by a French gardener, Noisette, of Charleston, South Carolina, from the China rose and the musk rose. It has given rise to many fine varieties, as the Lamarque, the Marechal (or Marshal) Niel, and the Cloth of gold. Most roses of this class have clustered flowers and are of vigorous growth. --P. Henderson. [1913 Webster] Cloth \Cloth\ (kl[o^]th; 115), n.; pl. Cloths (kl[o^][th]z; 115), except in the sense of garments, when it is Clothes (kl[=o]thz or kl[=o]z). [OE. clath cloth, AS. cl[=a][thorn] cloth, garment; akin to D. kleed, Icel. kl[ae][eth]i, Dan. kl[ae]de, cloth, Sw. kl["a]de, G. kleid garment, dress.] 1. A fabric made of fibrous material (or sometimes of wire, as in wire cloth); commonly, a woven fabric of cotton, woolen, or linen, adapted to be made into garments; specifically, woolen fabrics, as distinguished from all others. [1913 Webster] 2. The dress; raiment. [Obs.] See Clothes. [1913 Webster] I'll ne'er distust my God for cloth and bread. --Quarles. [1913 Webster] 3. The distinctive dress of any profession, especially of the clergy; hence, the clerical profession. [1913 Webster] Appeals were made to the priesthood. Would they tamely permit so gross an insult to be offered to their cloth? --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] The cloth, the clergy, are constituted for administering and for giving the best possible effect to . . . every axiom. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Body cloth. See under Body. Cloth of gold, a fabric woven wholly or partially of threads of gold. Cloth measure, the measure of length and surface by which cloth is measured and sold. For this object the standard yard is usually divided into quarters and nails. Cloth paper, a coarse kind of paper used in pressing and finishing woolen cloth. -- Cloth shearer, one who shears cloth and frees it from superfluous nap. [1913 Webster]

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