- 1 1.1 u (fabric) tela (f), género (m), tejido (m); (thick, woolen) paño (m) a lovely piece of cloth una tela preciosa to be made (up) out of whole cloth (AmE) ser* pura invención or puro invento coat1 1 1More example sentences1.2 c (rag, duster) trapo (m)
(dishcloth)trapo (m) (de cocina), bayeta (f) (Esp) , limpión (m) (Col, Ven) , fregón (m) (RPl)More example sentences1.3 c
- The other main form of visual art is silk and cotton woven cloth with elaborate and subtle patterns and colors.
- The jacket is manufactured from wool and has khaki cloth patches on the elbows.
- Now the floor was carpeted, with a long woven length of cloth that was blood red.
- Beside him there was a gleaming glass and the white cloth he'd been cleaning it with.
- Oh, and she told me I don't have to bother buying cloths for cleaning the toilet anymore…
- As each loaf comes out of the oven, wrap it in a clean cloth or towel to keep it soft until the baking process is complete.
- 2 [Relig] the cloth el clero a man of the cloth un clérigoMore example sentences
- At one time in my life, I respected a man of the cloth, but now I've seen the light.
- A man of the cloth commands respect. It is assumed that a man of god is somehow better than the rest of us.
- That figures of the cloth have been associated with prosecutorial misconduct and the passions of the mob is one of this case's many ironies.
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