Paper-cloth

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Paper-cloth a fabric prepared in many of the Pacific islands from the inner bark of the mulberry, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A shortened form of papyrus.

Usage

In literature:

Within, the walls were guiltless of lath or plaster, but were covered with strips of cotton cloth, to which the wall-paper was pasted.
"In Blue Creek Cañon" by Anna Chapin Ray
Cloth, $1.00; paper, 50 cents.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
An imitation of the cloth can be produced on this paper by showing the interlacings of the warp and filling.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Price: cloth, per set, $3.60; per volume, 30 cents; paper, per set, $2.00.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
Price 10 cents in paper, superior edition in cloth 50 cents.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
Price: cloth, per set, $3.60; per volume, 30 cents; paper, per set, $2.00.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
They were nothing but skeletons, dressed almost exclusively in paper clothes.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
It was there we sent the two trunks containing father's papers and our clothing and silver.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
The papers publish your picture in your football clothes.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Beside her on the table-cloth lay a crumpled piece of buff paper.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
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In news:

In this paper, we introduce an example-based algorithm for fast animation of plausible cloth wrinkles.
Gross bagger weigh all free flowing material into bags Uses paper, cloth polywoven or plastic bags Gross baggers use aline or complete systems.
The project involves two entire production lines, including all paper machine clothing.
Rebecca Skloot's book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Broadway Books, $26 cloth, $16 paper), was published in 2010 and spent its first year on the New York Times bestseller list.
Felting techniques from Cloth Paper Scissors.
Freshly sharpened crayons, thick reams of paper and fall clothes are filling the carts of shoppers everywhere as back-to-school time draws closer.
Ellen Baker's Better Than Paper Bag can be made with fashionable cloth.
They eat glue, books, papers, artwork and clothing and can cause hundreds of dollars worth of damage.
Learning how to sketch clothing allows you to brainstorm and get your ideas on paper before starting a new project.
"I came home from work randomly one night and Ben was sitting on the couch, and I was going upstairs to change out of my work clothes when I saw all kinds of notes and papers hanging from the ceiling leading up the stairwell," says Marielle.
Washington City Paper selling cranky fan clothing.
During the summer months, papers, old clothing, debris and more can easily slip under those heaters , making a fire hazard more prominent.
It was raining and Lombard complained that the cloth top leaked "like toilet paper, " Gooding said.
Printing Solar Cells on Paper and Clothes.
My usb cable was buried under a pile of ARCs, dirty clothes, and papers from meetings.
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