Pronunciation: (loin'klôth", -kloth"), [key]
—pl.- clothsPronunciation: (-klô&thslash;z", -klo&thslash;z", -klôths", -kloths"). [key]
a piece of cloth worn around the loins or hips, esp. in tropical regions as the only item of clothing.
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