Tinea flavifrontella
Clothes Clothes (kl[=o][th]z or kl[=o]z; 277), n. pl. [From {Cloth}.] 1. Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; -- a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort. [1913 Webster]

She . . . speaks well, and has excellent good clothes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. --Mark. v. 28. [1913 Webster]

2. The covering of a bed; bedclothes. [1913 Webster]

She turned each way her frighted head, Then sunk it deep beneath the clothes. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

{Body clothes}. See under {Body}.

{Clothes moth} (Zo["o]l.), a small moth of the genus {Tinea}. The most common species ({Tinea flavifrontella}) is yellowish white. The larv[ae] eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.

Syn: Garments; dress; clothing; apparel; attire; vesture; raiment; garb; costume; habit; habiliments. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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