Cloth"ing (?), n.

1.

Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.

From others he shall stand in need of nothing, Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing. Milton.

As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth. Ps. xxxv. 13

2.

The art of process of making cloth.

[R.]

Instructing [refugees] in the art of clothing. Ray.

3.

A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

Knight.

4. Mach.

See Card clothing, under 3d Card.

 

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