footcloth

noun
foot·cloth | \ˈfu̇t-ˌklȯth \

Definition of footcloth 

1 archaic : an ornamental cloth draped over the back of a horse to reach the ground on each side

2 archaic : carpet

First Known Use of footcloth

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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