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floor·cloth

 (flôr′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
A piece of canvas that has been primed, decorated, and varnished and is used as a floor covering.
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floorcloth

(ˈflɔːklɒθ)
n
a cloth or rag for cleaning a floor
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Translations

floorcloth

[ˈflɔːˌklɒθ] nstraccio per il pavimento
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This avenging phantom was ordered to be on duty at eight on Tuesday morning in the hall (it was two feet square, as charged for floorcloth), and Herbert suggested certain things for breakfast that he thought Joe would like.
The white letters of the inscription were extremely white and extremely strong to the sense of smell, the complexion of the tables and chairs was (like Lady Tippins's) a little too blooming to be believed in, and the carpets and floorcloth seemed to rush at the beholder's face in the unusual prominency of their patterns.
Dark drops fell on the floorcloth one after another, with a sound of ticking growing fast and furious like the pulse of an insane clock.
(19) Over time their business was to expand from furniture making into the supply of furnishings including carpets, floorcloths and window blinds, and ultimately a comprehensive furnishing service.
Rolls of floorcloths sit in a corner, and more than 1,000 sample boards she has created for clients fill every available nook and cranny.
Hand-painted floorcloths are a great alternative to area rugs.
In this lesson, children learn the value and joy of charitable work through designing, sewing and painting floorcloths for our furry friends.
Spies is a singer/songwriter and visual artist who will be exhibiting acrylics, wall hangings, floorcloths, ancestor thankas and Speak/No Speak sculpture as well as offering multi-media workshops, music and performances.
Projection Stenciling is a detailed account of the steps and tools you need to paint stunning wall murals, produce faux "inlay" on wood, "etch" delicate window designs, stencil floorcloths and floors, or stencil just about any surface.
NEW YORK-For those retailers -- mostly high-end boutiques and catalogs -- that cater to the right audience, floorcloths offer a unique category with a good profit margin.
* understand the visual arts in relation to history and culture, specifically the significance of floorcloths in England and the Colonial period of the U.S.