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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -Textile woven from the material from which it gets its name

Usage examples (32)
  • “But how can we appear before him, clad as we are in haircloth reeking with sulphur?”
  • St. Louis of France: and other pious princes dressed themselves in haircloth and crept to the cross barefoot.
  • On the haircloth sofa were several crazy-work cushions.
  • Ernest flung himself on the old haircloth sofa and groaned. for more
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