late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at table, cloth (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Tablecloth
- a cloth for covering the top of a table, especially during a meal.
- a cloth for covering the top of a table, esp during meals
- A cloth spread over a table, especially during meals.
- : a covering spread over a dining table before the tableware is set
Example sentences for Tablecloth
- Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth.
- Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth and peered underneath.
- If you put the mat outside the door, he tore the corner of the tablecloth.
- A guest helps himself with his fingers and lays the roll or bread on the tablecloth, always.
- You are a cheat, North Wind; you have taken back your tablecloth.
- At that moment Ivan Ilyitch spluttered so that a great dab of saliva flew on to the tablecloth in a most conspicuous place.
- It is pretty generally known that there is a “tablecloth” at Capetown.
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