from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Fabric treated with clay, oil, and pigments to make it waterproof.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Cloth rendered waterproof by treatment with oil or paint, and used for marking garments, covering tables, shelves, floors, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Painted canvas designed for use as a floor-covering, etc. See floor-cloth and linoleum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin
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