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drop cloth

noun

Simple Definition of drop cloth

  • : a sheet of cloth or plastic that is used to cover the floor and furniture while you are painting a room

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drop cloth

  1. :  a protective sheet (as of cloth or plastic) used especially by painters to cover floors and furniture

Circa 1928

First Known Use of drop cloth

circa 1928


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