ground cloth


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ground cloth

n.
1. A waterproof cover used to protect an area of ground, such as a baseball field.
2. A waterproof sheet placed under camp bedding as a protection against moisture. In both senses also called ground sheet.

ground′ cloth`


n.
2. a covering, usu. of canvas, for the floor of a stage.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.ground cloth - a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
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