I have heard it used several times recently, but I had no idea what it meant until I looked the term up on the Internet, because I had never heard it before.
Where does whole cloth come from? How and where is it used?
closed as general reference by simchona♦, Alenanno, aedia λ, Matt E. Эллен♦, kiamlaluno Sep 1 '11 at 18:36
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Thefreedictionary has an entry:
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