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Meaning of CERECLOTH

Pronunciation:  'seer`kloth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud
 

CERECLOTH is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cere"cloth`\, n. [L. cera wax + E. cloth.]
A cloth smeared with melted wax, or with some gummy or
glutinous matter.

      Linen, besmeared with gums, in manner of cerecloth.
                                               --Bacon.

 

 

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