floorcloth

noun
floor·cloth | \ˈflȯr-ˌklȯth \
plural floorcloths\ˈflȯr-ˌklȯt͟hz, -ˌklȯths \

Definition of floorcloth 

: a usually decorated heavy cloth (as of canvas) used for a floor covering

First Known Use of floorcloth

1746, in the meaning defined above

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