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Search phrase: cloth


 14 result(s).
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Antony and CleopatraAC II.ii.204In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue,In her Pauillion, cloth of Gold, of Tissue,
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.266Not so; but I answer you right painted cloth,Not so: but I answer you right painted cloath,
CoriolanusCor III.i.252.1With cloth of any colour.With Cloth of any Colour.
CymbelineCym II.iii.122A hilding for a livery, a squire's cloth,A Hilding for a Liuorie, a Squires Cloth,
CymbelineCym V.i.1Yea, bloody cloth, I'll keep thee: for I wishedYea bloody cloth, Ile keep thee: for I am wisht
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.ii.25the painted cloth, where the glutton's dogs licked histhe painted Cloth, where the Gluttons Dogges licked his
Henry VH5 II.iv.48.1A little cloth.A little Cloth.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iii.42Thy scarlet robes as a child's bearing-clothThy Scarlet Robes, as a Childs bearing Cloth,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.157This cloth thou dipped'st in blood of my sweet boy,This Cloth thou dipd'st in blood of my sweet Boy,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.1.14the cloth of state. The two Cardinals sit under him asthe Cloth of State. The two Cardinalls sit vnder him as
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.48The cloth of honour over her are four baronsThe Cloath of Honour ouer her, are foure Barons
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.573the painted cloth for this. Your lion, that holds histhe painted cloth for this: your Lion that holds his
Much Ado About NothingMA III.iv.18yours – cloth o' gold, and cuts, and laced with silver, setyours, cloth a gold and cuts, and lac'd withsiluer, set
PericlesPer III.ii.63Shrouded in cloth of state, balmed and entreasuredShrowded in Cloth of state, balmed and entreasured


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.245 Shall by a painted cloth be kept in awe.’ Shall by a painted cloth be kept in awe.


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ArdeArdres, town in Picardy, N France; site of the Field of the Cloth of Gold, where Henry VIII and Francis I met
buckram, buckromrough cloth, coarse linen
camlet, chambletgarment made of fine cloth
chambletgarment made of fine cloth
clothclothing, dress, outfit
cloth of statecanopy over a chair of state
clothier's yardyard [36 inches / c.90 cm] by which clothiers measured their cloth
cloth-of-gold[type of] rich cloth, sumptuous fabric
cloutpiece of cloth, rag; handkerchief
clout[archery] pin fixing a target, cloth patch at the centre of a target; mark, bull
codpiececloth case or pocket worn by a man at the front of breeches or hose; also: what it contains
cypresstype of lightweight fabric, gauze cloth, crape material [when black, used in mourning]
diapertowel, napkin, cloth
durancedurability, lasting nature; also: type of strong durable cloth
footclothstately ornamental cloth worn over the back of a horse
friezetype of rough woollen cloth
fullercleanser and thickener of cloth
fustiantype of coarse cloth [of cotton and flax]
imagerydecorated cloth, painted fabric
jeantype of twilled cotton cloth [= unsophisticated, unrefined]
kerchiefcloth head-covering, scarf
kerseycoarsely woven plain woollen cloth
listcloth edging, border material
nail[measure of cloth] sixteenth of a yard [c.6 cm]
napkinsquare piece of cloth
russetreddish-brown [the colour of a rough cloth once worn by country people]
saytype of fine-textured cloth
shearmanone who shears excess material from woollen cloth
skirtone of four pieces of cloth forming the lower part of a long coat
state[also: cloth of state] canopy over a chair of state
stuffmaterial, cloth
tissue[type of] rich cloth, sumptuous fabric
vail[textiles: remnant of cloth, leftover of material] tip, gratuity, perk
winding-sheetburial cloth, shroud


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burial clothwinding-sheet
cleanser of clothfuller
cloth case attached to breechescodpiece
cloth cleanser and thickenerfuller
cloth edginglist
cloth head-coveringkerchief
cloth measurementclothier's yard
cloth patch at the centre of a target [in archery]clout
cloth worn over the back of a horsefootcloth
cloth, burialwinding-sheet
cloth, decoratedimagery
cloth, garment made of finecamlet, chamblet
cloth, garment made of finechamblet
cloth, gauzecypress
cloth, measure ofnail
cloth, piece ofclout
cloth, richtissue
cloth, richcloth-of-gold
cloth, roughfrieze
cloth, roughbuckram, buckrom
cloth, square piece of napkin
cloth, strong durabledurance
cloth, twilled cottonjean
cloth, woollenkersey
coarsely woven plain woollen clothkersey
coat, cloth forming the lower part of a longskirt
decorated clothimagery
edging, clothlist
garment made of fine clothcamlet, chamblet
garment made of fine clothchamblet
gauze clothcypress
head-covering, clothkerchief
horse, cloth worn over the back of a footcloth
measure of clothnail
mourning, cloth used incypress
rough clothbuckram, buckrom
thickener of clothfuller
woollen cloth, coarsekersey
woollen cloth, one who shears excess material fromshearman

Themes and Topics

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World [outside Britain], places and peoples...ardy n france site of the field of the cloth of gold where henry viii and francis i ...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CLOTHTYPEbearing-cloth n, cerecloth n, cloth-of-gold n, cloth of state n, foot-cloth adj, sackcloth n