tablecloth

noun ta·ble·cloth \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌklȯth \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of tablecloth

:a covering spread over a dining table before the tableware is set

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First Known Use of tablecloth

15th century


TABLECLOTH Defined for English Language Learners

tablecloth

noun

Definition of tablecloth for English Language Learners

  • : a cloth that is placed on a table before other objects are placed on it


TABLECLOTH Defined for Kids

tablecloth

noun ta·ble·cloth \ ˈtā-bəl-ˌklȯth \

Definition of tablecloth for Students

:a covering spread over a dining table before the places are set


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