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Definition of Clothlike
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Literary usage of Clothlike
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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"... or microscopic hooklike protuberances ; therefore, generally, a flexible clothlike stuff made without weaving and without the spinning of threads. ..."
2. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1905)
"The plastron is devoid of pits and ridges. Cope made much of a clothlike network of the superficial bony fibers; but this is found in all ..."
3. First and Second Report on the Noxious, Beneficial and Other Insects of the by Asa Fitch (1856)
"... in among the others so skilfully that the eye is seldom able to discern their color. The whole are held together by a thin clothlike fabric formed of ..."
4. A Treatise on Hat-making and Felting: Including a Full Exposition of the by hatter John Thomson (1868)
"... adorned on the outside with its rough and flowing nap, which otherwise would have been smooth and clothlike. This is called the brush hat. Shaving. ..."
5. A Popular Description of the Indigenous Plants of Lanarkshire: With a by William Patrick (1831)
"Stems 3—6 inches high, rather shrubby, trailing many from the same root. Leaves eliptical oblong, opposite slightly rolled back, hoary or clothlike beneath. ..."