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noun as in tarpaulin

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As Eater has documented in the past, oilcloth is a popular choice for many restaurants, and you can bring it into your own space.

From Eater

She went up to bed early, leaving him seated in moody thought, his elbows propped on the worn oilcloth of the supper table.

We had on the table a red oilcloth cover, various well-used salt-cellars, and a motley array of knives and forks.

Do you think we noticed the red oilcloth table cover, the dingy lamp, and the rock-bottom sofa?

He could almost hear the unsteady feet toddling across the breadth of dingy oilcloth which carpeted his office floor.

In these cases they carried something like a revolver, and each had, besides, a little book with black oilcloth covers.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oilcloth, such as: canvas, coat, cover, sailcloth, and dropcloth.

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