Origin of altar cloth
Examples from the Web for altar cloth
Kirstie had begun her ties, and Jean the altar-cloth, again.
The priest kissed the altar-cloth, clasped his hands, and multiplied signs of the cross over host and chalice.Abbe Mouret's Transgression|Emile Zola
The kneeling piece, which projects from under the folds of the altar-cloth, is of dark wood highly polished.The Saxons|Edwin Davies Schoonmaker
Towel, tow′el, n. a cloth for wiping the skin after it is washed, and for other purposes: an altar-cloth.
The altar-cloth one, Jean, is my age, the other three are older.