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Noun: cloth  klóth
  1. Artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC";
    - fabric, material, textile
     
  2. In Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)
    - clergy
     
  3. A piece of cloth used for some purpose (e.g. cleaning)

Derived forms: cloths

Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], priesthood

Encyclopedia: Cloth