table cloth etymology

Middle English word table cloth comes from Old English bord (Plank. Table.), Old English clāþ, Old English bordclāþ

Detailed word origin of table cloth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bord Old English (ang) Plank. Table.
clāþ Old English (ang)
bordclāþ Old English (ang)
bordclaþ Old English (ang) Tablecloth.
bordcloth Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as table cloth

Descendants of bord
abord bord bord cloth bordcloth overborde tabyllcloth tabylle clothe
Descendants of clāþ
clath cloth cloþes