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General Crossword Questions for “tablecloth”

  • It protects the furniture of clergy on board
  • It's spread for meals

Encyclopedia

  • Detail of crochet table-cloth. A tablecloth is a cloth used to cover a table. Some are mainly ornamental coverings, which may also help protect the table from scratches and stains. Other tablecloths are designed to be spread on a dining table before laying out tableware and food. — “Tablecloth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For the given name, see Amélie (given name). For other uses, see Amélie (disambiguation) November 16, 2001 (2001-11-16) (United States) December 21, 2001 (2001-12-21) (Australia). — “Amélie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • There is some history behind why we have tablecloths. I heard once they had something to do with the idea that a man might be I deleted the "Traditional Asian Tablecloths" It was a link to a sick porno site.67.34.212.135 16:48, 25 May 2007 (UTC). — “Talk:Tablecloth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I had dreaded a bathe, and yet missed it, and the ghastly light made the tablecloth look dirtier than it naturally was, and all the accessories more sordid. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • The most prominent object was a long table with a tablecloth spread on it, as if a feast had been in preparation when the house and the clocks all stopped together. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • "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." — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • The commander in chief and his aides soon spread the tablecloth with an inviting array of eatables and drinkables, prettily decorated with green leaves. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • "Just as you please; I'm sorry I cant spare ye a tablecloth for a mattress, and it's a plaguy rough board here"–feeling of the knots and notches. "But wait a bit, Skrimshander; I've got a carpenter's plane there in the bar–wait, I say, and I'll make ye snug enough." So saying he procured the plane; and with his old silk handkerchief first dusting the bench, vigorously set to planing away at my bed, the while grinning like an ape. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • There was another thing I could have wished, namely, that Jip had never been encouraged to walk about the tablecloth during dinner. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens

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