[tey-buh l-klawth, -kloth]
Origin of tablecloth
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Examples from the Web for tablecloth
Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth.
Just then there was a rustling under the table and Jackson lifted the tablecloth and peered underneath.
"Please do not call me Princess," said the girl, looking down at the tablecloth.
The girl slowly shook her head, her eyes on the tablecloth before her.
Next morning the boy was hungry again, but there was no tablecloth and so no breakfast.
You are a cheat, North Wind; you have taken back your tablecloth.
The colonel had the tablecloth, rolled in a bundle, beneath his arm.The Downfall
- a cloth for covering the top of a table, esp during meals
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Word Origin and History for tablecloth
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