Word of the Week: Cloth

Cloth is a noun and defined as a woven or felted fabric made from wool, cotton, or a similar fiber. 

Cloth is one of the many words in the English language that has its roots in Greek mythology. In this case, the word cloth derives from Clotho, one of the three Fate sisters. The Fates are the controllers of destiny and composed of Clotho—spins the thread of human life, Lachesis—measures the thread of human life, and Atropos—cuts the thread. As the spinner of yarn, Clothos is in charge of controlling when people are born and when people are brought back to life by how she spins her thread.

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Source
Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, s.v. “cloth.”
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