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The dictionary has been scrambled—can you put it back together? Examples of tablecloth in a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web There are linen napkins, white tablecloths and stainless-steel cutlery. Crossing the country by Amtrak," 26 Mar. San Diego celebrates U. Bicentennial," 5 July First Known Use of tablecloth 15th century, in the meaning defined above. Learn More about tablecloth. Resources for tablecloth Time Traveler! Explore the year a word first appeared.
Dictionary Entries near tablecloth table book table chair table clock tablecloth table-cut table cut table d'hôte. Time Traveler for tablecloth The first known use of tablecloth was in the 15th century See more words from the same century. More Definitions for tablecloth. She kissed him, then seated herself again, and took another tablecloth on her lap, unfolding it a little way to look at the pattern, while the children stood by in mute wretchedness, their minds quite filled for the moment with the words "beggars" and "workhouse.
Jay, aware that impropriety is the soul of wit, made observations in tones hardly above a whisper that might well have tinged the snowy tablecloth with a rosy hue. She was leaning forward with a grape between her teeth, towards the tiny animal who was trying in vain to balance his absurdly shaped little body upon the tablecloth. You mustn't give me credit for the tablecloth and spoons and castors, because they come for you from the coffee-house. And in this kitchen, Kit sat himself down at a table as white as a tablecloth , to eat cold meat, and drink small ale, and use his knife and fork the more awkwardly, because there was an unknown Barbara looking on and observing him.
At the other end of the table was a partly unfolded tablecloth , a plate, a tumbler, a knife and fork, salt- cellar, mustard and a chair--in short, preparations for one person's supper.
Dashwood could think of no other question, and Thomas and the tablecloth , now alike needless, were soon afterwards dismissed. It seems to me, senor, that all these mishaps that have befallen us of late have been without any doubt a punishment for the offence committed by your worship against the order of chivalry in not keeping the oath you made not to eat bread off a tablecloth or embrace the queen, and all the rest of it that your worship swore to observe until you had taken that helmet of Malandrino's, or whatever the Moor is called, for I do not very well remember.
He was going on as I came out of my front door, lugging my treasures, done up in a tablecloth. She soon finished her eating, and having a consciousness that Clare was regarding her, began to trace imaginary patterns on the tablecloth with her forefinger with the constraint of a domestic animal that perceives itself to be watched.
He waited for her to move, but she sat in silence, staring at the white tablecloth.
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