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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Card, n.
 1. An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; -- usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back.
 2. A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.
 Card clothing, strips of wire-toothed card used for covering the cylinders of carding machines.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cloth·ing n.
 1. Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.
 From others he shall stand in need of nothing,
 Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing.   --Milton.
    As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth.   --Ps. xxxv. 13
 2. The art of process of making cloth. [R.]
    Instructing [refugees] in the art of clothing.   --Ray.
 3. A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.
 4. Mach. See Card clothing, under 3d Card.