Meaning of foot-cloth in English:

foot-cloth

Pronunciation /ˈfʊtklɒθ/

noun

historical
  • 1A cloth on which to stand, kneel, or rest the feet; a carpet or rug, especially for the use of royalty or dignitaries.

  • 2A large, richly ornamented cloth, considered as a mark of dignity and state and laid over the back of a horse so as to hang down to the ground on each side.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Wardrobe Account Edward III. From foot + cloth.