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  • as incanvas
  • as intarpaulin

synonyms for sailcloth

  • tarp
  • tarpaulin
  • duck
  • fly
  • shade
  • tenting
  • awning cloth
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How to use sailcloth in a sentence

The principal articles of manufacture have long been sailcloth, cordage, linen and fishing-nets.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
“There,” he said, “you may sleep there for to-night,” and he pointed to a great heap of sailcloth beside the mast.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
He was of middle age, black as anthracite coal, bald-headed, (p. 226) and was dressed in pants and coat made of old sailcloth.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
He was dressed in pants made of old sailcloth, and the tattered cast-off blouse of a Union soldier.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The horse is a wooden circle, with a dress of blackened sailcloth, a horse's head, and a prominent tail.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
I am making a sail according to your lordship's plan, to becalm the hull of the ship, but want sailcloth for completing it.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS, LORD COCHRANE, TENTH EARL OF DUNDONALD, VOL. IITHOMAS LORD COCHRANE
Spreading a piece of sailcloth on the ground, I summoned my boys to set to work.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
I then asked Abraham for a piece of sailcloth to serve as a towel.
MY DANISH SWEETHEART., VOLUME 2 OF 3WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
Over this case a piece of sailcloth was sewn, and the whole package was lashed securely to a pole, so as to be carried by two men.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME II (OF 2), 1869-1873DAVID LIVINGSTONE
With others, he lifted out a heavy body, wrapped in sailcloth, horribly suggestive of a burial at sea.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SAILCLOTH

  • awning cloth
  • duck
  • fly
  • sailcloth
  • shade
  • tarp
  • tarpaulin
  • tenting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.