loincloth

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From loin +‎ cloth.

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  • Hyphenation: loin‧cloth

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loincloth (plural loincloths)

  1. A garment worn about the loins and covering the crotch.
    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 4, in Pulling the Strings:
      The case was that of a murder. It had an element of mystery about it, however, which was puzzling the authorities. A turban and loincloth soaked in blood had been found; also a staff.

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