Tablecloth

/ˈteɪb(ə)lklɒθ/

Origin

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at table, cloth (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Tablecloth

Tablecloth

noun

  1. a cloth for covering the top of a table, especially during a meal.
  2. a cloth for covering the top of a table, esp during meals

dictionary.com

Tablecloth

noun

  1. A cloth spread over a table, especially during meals.

lexico.com

Tablecloth

noun

  1. : a covering spread over a dining table before the tableware is set

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Tablecloth

  1. Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth.
  2. Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth and peered underneath.
  3. If you put the mat outside the door, he tore the corner of the tablecloth.
  4. A guest helps himself with his fingers and lays the roll or bread on the tablecloth, always.
  5. You are a cheat, North Wind; you have taken back your tablecloth.
  6. At that moment Ivan Ilyitch spluttered so that a great dab of saliva flew on to the tablecloth in a most conspicuous place.
  7. It is pretty generally known that there is a “tablecloth” at Capetown.

Related words & Synonyms

felt, napery

Nearby words

table-rapping , table-turning , tableau , tableau curtain , tableau vivant , tableful , tableland , tableside , tablespoon , tablespoonful

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