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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.
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2. a covering, usu. of canvas, for the floor of a stage.
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|Noun||1.||ground cloth - a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture|
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