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cloth covering

Definitions of cloth covering
  1. noun
    a covering made of cloth
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    antimacassar
    a piece of ornamented cloth that protects the back of a chair from hair oils
    back
    the part of a garment that covers the back of your body
    bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding
    coverings that are used on a bed
    blindfold
    a cloth used to cover the eyes
    bosom
    cloth that covers the chest or breasts
    burial garment
    cloth used to cover a corpse in preparation for burial
    cosy, cozy, tea cosy, tea cozy
    a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    dressing, medical dressing
    a cloth covering for a wound or sore
    elbow
    the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint
    eyepatch, patch
    a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
    havelock
    a cloth covering for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the neck from direct rays of the sun
    knee
    the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
    lap, lap covering
    the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
    leg
    a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
    seat
    the cloth covering for the buttocks
    shoulder
    the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder
    skirt
    cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
    arm, sleeve
    the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    slipcover
    a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furniture
    bandage, patch
    a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    bedroll
    bedding rolled up for carrying
    bed cover, bed covering, bedcover, bedspread, counterpane, spread
    decorative cover for a bed
    blanket, cover
    bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    compress
    a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
    dolman sleeve
    a sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff
    long sleeve
    a sleeve extending from shoulder to wrist
    mattress cover
    bedclothes that provide a cover for a mattress
    cerement, pall, shroud, winding-clothes, winding-sheet
    burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    pant leg, trouser leg
    the leg of a pair of trousers
    cataplasm, plaster, poultice
    a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
    comfort, comforter, puff, quilt
    bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    raglan sleeve
    a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck
    shirtsleeve
    the sleeve of a shirt
    short sleeve
    a sleeve extending from the shoulder to the elbow
    surgical dressing
    a loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery
    throw
    bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
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    covering
    an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
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