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clothes

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Etymology 1Edit

Middle English cloþes

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clothes

  1. (plural only) Items of clothing; apparel.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 6, The China Governess[1]:
      Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
  2. (obsolete) plural form of cloth.
  3. The covering of a bed; bedclothes.
    • Prior
      She turned each way her frighted head, / Then sunk it deep beneath the clothes.
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Etymology 2Edit

clothe +‎ -s

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VerbEdit

clothes

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of clothe