Definition of 'tablecloth'
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Use a white tablecloth when expecting white wine. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We sat down at a long table with a white tablecloth on it. Broken Lives (1993)In fact you may well be charged extra for tablecloths and napkins in some places! Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)At lunch the nuns had spread white tablecloths and set out vases of autumn flowers and sprays of greenery. Seminary Boy (2006) Use as a tablecloth, preferably with a plain cloth underneath. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)What's wrong with a nice white tablecloth? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Behind the settle, there would be a round table with a white tablecloth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Use it for curtains, tablecloths and bed linen. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Any farmers' gothic pub could improve itself immeasurably simply by throwing a white tablecloth on each table. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But they had a more varied menu and it had nicer decor, with white tablecloths on the tables. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A dozen or so tables are covered with red and white check tablecloths and colourful posters line the walls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Makes economical curtains and tablecloths. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)If you cannot afford curtains, use a tablecloth, bed sheet or cloth shower curtain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Inside, there are white tablecloths, glassware and a maze of walls covered with modern art. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The waitresses were there with the crowd, holding tablecloths, napkins and cutlery. The Sun (2008)Some people don't get white tablecloths in nice houses, instead they get bad parents and not much money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After days of stories of poverty - and seeing a fair amount of it - the starched white tablecloths and formal service were surreal. The Sun (2008)I hadn't seen anything like it before, being used to starched tablecloths and folded napkins. For Love or Money (2006)A table, compete with white tablecloth, will be put up for you. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'tablecloth'
British English: tablecloth /ˈteɪblˌklɒθ/ NOUN
A tablecloth is a large piece of material used to cover a table, especially during a meal.
- American English: tablecloth
- Arabic: غِطَاءُ الـمائِدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: toalha de mesa
- Chinese: 台布
- Croatian: stolnjak
- Czech: ubrus
- Danish: borddug
- Dutch: tafelkleed
- European Spanish: mantel
- Finnish: pöytäliina
- French: nappe
- German: Tischdecke
- Greek: τραπεζομάντηλο
- Italian: tovaglia
- Japanese: テーブルクロス
- Korean: 식탁보
- Norwegian: bordduk
- Polish: obrus
- European Portuguese: toalha de mesa
- Romanian: față de masă
- Russian: скатерть
- Spanish: mantel
- Swedish: bordsduk
- Thai: ผ้าปูโต๊ะ
- Turkish: masa örtüsü
- Ukrainian: скатертина
- Vietnamese: khăn trải bàn
Definition of tablecloth from the Collins English Dictionary
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