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be touching cloth

semi-vulgar slang To have a very urgent or desperate need to defecate. (Refers jokingly to one's feces protruding into one's underpants.) Boy, it's a good thing we got home when we did—I was touching cloth on the way here!
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For 15 years now, Motherwell appear to touch cloth from the minute the bus peels off the M8 and, while we don't have the money to buy one, do you think we could snap up a psychologist to help address our mental block at Ibrox?