Definitions for oilclothˈɔɪlˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oil•clothˈɔɪlˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ(n.)

  1. a cotton fabric made waterproof by treatment with oil and pigment.

    Category: Textiles

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oilcloth(noun)

    cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin


  1. oilcloth(Noun)

    A fabric or cloth treated on one side with a waterproof covering, especially one made from linseed oil etc.; used for flooring, tablecloths, kitchen shelves and sometimes furniture covering.


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