Definition of Floorcloth

1. Noun. a cloth, normally of flannel, used for cleaning floors. ¹



2. Noun. materials used in place of carpeting for covering floors, such as linoleum or oilcloth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Floorcloth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floorcloth

floor plan
floor plan lending
floor plans
floor plate
floor puzzle
floor puzzles
floor show
floor through
floor tile
floor wax
floorage
floorages
floorball
floorboard
floorboards
floorcloth (current term)
floorcloths
floordrobe
floored
floorer
floorers
floorgrip
floorgrips
floorheads
flooring
floorings
floorless
floorlet
floorlets
floormat

Literary usage of Floorcloth

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1. The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition by DAVID. BREMNER (1869)
"From that to chequered and other designs was an easy step ; and so floorcloth came to be an article of manufacture. It is little more than half a century ..."

2. The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition by David Bremner (1869)
"From that to chequered and other designs was an easy step; and so floorcloth came to be an article of manufacture. It is little more than half a century ..."

3. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1907)
"floorcloth AND LINOLEUM WORKS. By WILLIAM WATSON. A Paper read before the Insurance Institute of Edinburgh, 7th November, IN preparing a paper on floorcloth ..."

4. The Hygiene, Diseases and Mortality of Occupations by John Thomas Arlidge (1892)
"The Manufacture of floorcloth and of Linoleum.—This is a manufacture of ... It proceeds from the unboiled linseed oil when the floorcloth is hung up to dry ..."

5. The History of Civilisation in Scotland by John Mackintosh (1896)
"floorcloth is manufactured on a large scale at Kirkcaldy. The manufacture of this class of goods has recently attained a high degree of elaboration in ..."

6. Rubber, Resins, Paints and Varnishes by Robert Selby Morrell, Armand de Waele (1920)
"floorcloth.—Little description is needed of this product, ... The installation for the manufacture of floorcloth consists, in the case of the machine- made ..."

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