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ground cloth


Simple Definition of ground cloth

  • : a piece of waterproof material that is used under tents, sleeping bags, etc., by people who are sleeping outdoors

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ground cloth

  1. :  a waterproof sheet placed on the ground for protection (as of a sleeping bag) against soil moisture


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