drop cloth


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

DROP CLOTH Defined for English Language Learners

drop cloth


Definition of drop cloth for English Language Learners

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

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