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[loin-klawth, -kloth] /ˈlɔɪnˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/

noun, plural loincloths
[loin-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈlɔɪnˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
a piece of worn around the or hips, especially in tropical regions as the only item of clothing.
a piece of cloth worn round the loins Also called breechcloth

1859, from loin + cloth.


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