half cloth

1) Literally a cloth that was half the full length.

1305 ‘had 5 cloths and a half without grain and paid 5s 6d’, Hull

1467 Thomas Pursall for iij halfe clothis whytts xxjd, York

1484 And if ... eny of them sett the forsaid seal to eny hole cloth or clothez or to eny half cloth or clothes, not keping length and breed according to this ordynaunce to forfait for every hole cloth xls and for every half cloth xxs, York.

places York Hull
dates 1305 1467 1484

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