Crumbcloth
Crumbcloth Crumb"cloth` (-kl[o^]th`; 115), n. A cloth to be laid under a dining table to receive falling fragments, and keep the carpet or floor clean. [Written also {crumcloth}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • crumbcloth — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a cloth often of damask formerly laid under a dining table to receive falling fragments 2. : a heavy damask suitable for embroidery * * * crumbˈcloth noun A cloth laid under a table to keep crumbs from the carpet • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crumcloth — Crumbcloth Crumb cloth ( kl[o^]th ; 115), n. A cloth to be laid under a dining table to receive falling fragments, and keep the carpet or floor clean. [Written also {crumcloth}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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