Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling canvas (the fabric).

Etymologies

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canvas +‎ -like

Examples

  • Fine flax cambric, for example, is delicate, while linen duck a canvaslike fabric is hardy.

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  • And for a one-hundred-fifty-dollar pledge, this canvaslike director's chair!

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  • The narrow aisles of the market, which operated under an awning of translucent canvaslike material through which one could still see the constant displays of fireworks in the sky above, were crammed with people, all trying to give things away.

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  • A study in the split between the rational and the emotional self, it finds Savoie and EDAM regular Marc Boivin contorting beneath a giant, canvaslike shirt, while eerie body scans, blinking eyes, and distorted trees edge along the floor and across a slice of video screen behind them.

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