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ground cloth

noun
2.
a covering, usually of canvas, for the floor of a stage.
Origin of ground cloth
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20
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  • In addition a ground cloth should be used and a ditch dug on either side of the tent to carry off rain water.

    Campward Ho! Unknown

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