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drop cloth

Definitions of drop cloth
  1. noun
    a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted
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    type of:
    piece of cloth, piece of material
    a separate part consisting of fabric
  2. noun
    a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    synonyms: drop, drop curtain
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    types:
    scrim
    a theater drop that appears opaque until it is lit from behind
    type of:
    curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall
    hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
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