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cerecloth


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerecloth  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cerecloth 
  n  :  a  waterproof  waxed  cloth  once  used  as  a  shroud 




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