floor-cloth

floorcloth

[flawr-klawth, -kloth, flohr-]
noun, plural floorcloths [flawr-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths, flohr-] .
1.
a cloth for washing or wiping floors.
2.
a piece of cloth or the like, as crash, drugget, or linoleum, used with or without a carpet for covering a floor.

Origin:
1740–50; floor + cloth

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