Definition of Tray cloth

1. Noun. Table linen consisting of a small cloth for a tray.

Generic synonyms: Napery, Table Linen



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tray Cloth

trawley
trawleys
trawling
trawlings
trawlnet
trawlnets
trawls
trawlwarp
trawlwarps
trax
traxanox
tray
tray-table
tray-trip
tray bon
tray cloth (current term)
traybake
traybakes
traybit
traybits
trayed
trayf
trayful
trayfuls
traying
trayless
traylike
trayline
traylines
trayne

Literary usage of Tray cloth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"By courtesy of Mrs. Barnes- Bruce, we reproduce two unique designs; one is a carving cloth for roast veal, the other a tray cloth. ..."

2. The Home and Its Management: A Handbook in Homemaking, with Three Hundred by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1917)
"If the tray-cloth is a little soiled, if the tea has slopped into the saucer, ... Cover the tray with a tray-cloth. This does not need to be expensive, ..."

3. Chile at the Pan-American Exposition: Brief Notes on Chile and General by Chile (1901)
"... painted) ; table cover (plush and silk) ; tray cloth (point lace) ; tray cloth, with Chinese embroidery ; small tray cloth, with drawn work, ..."

4. Practical Homemaking; a Textbook for Young Housekeepers by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1914)
"Cover tray with a tray-cloth. This does not need to be expensive, but it must be spotlessly ... If you have not a tray-cloth use a perfectly clean napkin. ..."

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