- a cloth covering for an altar.
Origin of altar cloth
Examples from the Web for altar cloth
Historical Examples of altar cloth
She went to the window and drew back the Persian altar-cloth.
He stood in the middle of the room, staring from Venus to altar-cloth, from altar-cloth to censer.
I was disappointed, and could not feel that there was any martyrdom in making an altar-cloth.The Days of My Life
One of them embroiders a church banner, another an altar-cloth.Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck
The altar-cloth one, Jean, is my age, the other three are older.Red Hair
- Christianity the cloth used for covering an altar: often applied also to the frontal