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clothing

(Encyclopedia) clothing: see costume .

tapa cloth

(Encyclopedia) tapa cloth: see bark cloth .

cloth of gold

(Encyclopedia) cloth of gold, fabric woven wholly or partly of gold threads. From remote times gold has been used as material for weaving either alone or with other fibers. In India tapestries were made from ...

bark cloth

(Encyclopedia) bark cloth, primitive fabric made in tropical and subtropical countries from the soft inner bark of certain trees. It has been made and used in parts of Africa and India, the Malay Peninsula, S...

clothes moth

(Encyclopedia) clothes moth, name for several species of moths of the family Tineidae, whose larvae feed on wool, furs, feathers, upholstery, and a variety of animal products. Clothes moths are of Old World o...

Field of the Cloth of Gold

(Encyclopedia) Field of the Cloth of Gold, locality between Guines and Ardres, not far from Calais, in France, where in 1520 Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France met for the purpose of ...

Brewer's: Cloth

(The). The clergy, the clerical office, thus we say “having respect for the cloth” Formerly the clergy used to wear a distinguishing costume, made of grey or black cloth. Sour…

Brewer's: Green Cloth

The Board of Green Cloth. A board connected with the royal household, having power to correct offenders within the verge of the palace and two hundred yards beyond the gates. A warrant from…

Brewer's: Board of Green Cloth

So called because the lord steward and his board sat at a table covered with green cloth. It existed certainly in the reign of Henry I., and probably earlier, and was abolished in 1849. &#8…

Clothing Buyer---Retail

Anonymous What do you do? I work in the retail industry as a buyer for a specialty-clothing store. What skills are needed? …