n. Pl. cloths (klôŦhz), in a particular sense clothes (see clothes).n. A fabric or texture of wool or hair, or of cotton, flax, hemp, or other vegetable filaments, formed by weaving or intertexture of threads, and used for garments or other covering, and for various other purposes; specifically, in the trade, a fabric of wool, in contradistinction to one made of other material.n. A piece of cloth used for a particular purpose, generally as a covering, or as the canvas for a painting: as, a table-cloth; an altar-cloth; to spread the cloth (that is, the table-cloth).n. Dress; raiment; clothing; clothes. See clothes.n. The customary garb of a trade or profession; a livery; specifically, the professional dress of a clergyman.n. Hence The clerical office or profession; with the definite article (the cloth), the clergy collectively; clergymen as a class.n. Texture; quality.Made or consisting of cloth, specifically of woolen cloth: as, a cloth coat or cap; cloth coverings.To make into cloth.n. Nautical, a breadth of canvas; one of the breadths of canvas in a square or fore-and-aft sail: a general term in relation to the sails of a ship.