Definitions for: Clothing


[n] covering designed to be worn on a person's body



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: apparel, article of clothing, clothes, vesture, wear, wearing apparel

See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, array, attire, beachwear, black, blue, brace, change, civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, consumer goods, covering, dress, duds, finery, footwear, gallus, garb, garment, gray, grey, G-string, handwear, headdress, headgear, knitwear, leisure wear, lounger, neckpiece, nightclothes, nightwear, outerwear, overclothes, plain clothes, protective garment, raiment, regalia, slip-on, slops, sportswear, street clothes, suspender, threads, togs, uniform, wardrobe, work-clothes, work-clothing

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