Hindu loincloth (5)
I believe the answer is:
'hindu loincloth' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)
This is all the clue.
(Other definitions for dhoti that I've seen before include "Loincloth worn by Indians" , "pants in Goa?" , "Indian loincloth" , "Skimpy item of clothing" , "Cloth round middle" .)