Definition of "table-cover" [table-cover]

  • A covering for a table when it is not in use for meals, usually consisting of some ornamental fabric. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "table-cover" in a sentence
  • "Little Mrs. Rosa started up too on her sofa, clutching hold of the table-cover with her lean hand, and the two red spots on her cheeks burning more fiercely than ever."
  • "He stumblingly lugged a heavy pile of dishes from the center-table to the kitchen, shook and beat and folded the table-cover, stuck the chairs atop the table, and began to sweep."
  • "Heinrich Krafft, the hero of the episode lay on the short, uncomfortable sofa, with the table-cover for a blanket."