Thesaurus / tarpaulin
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A tarpaulin stretched from wheel to wheel of the wagon shut out the driving rain that fled in sheets before the whooping wind.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
There was a rip and a crack, and the released tarpaulin was a hundred yards away, flapping grotesquely over the sandhills.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The tarpaulin hung like a sheet between the Little Douvre and the bark, and sunk in the water.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
There was a large tarpaulin in the launch, and this Alan wrapped about the girl's shoulders.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
The lads found that a pair of blankets had been assigned to each of them, with an ordinary wagon sheet doubled for a tarpaulin.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Jack and the man got them up and managed to fit them in their places, but getting the tarpaulin over them was beyond their power.
A CHAPTER OF ADVENTURESG. A. HENTY
On the top of a number of barrels, covered with tarpaulin, seventy-three fellows were sleeping.
It was Grimm, by the height and build—Grimm clad in a long tarpaulin coat and a sou'wester.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Their vessel was a small tug, which carried a bow-gun carefully screened from observation by tarpaulin.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
Quick, grab some o' them empty potato crates an' pile 'em here where the stiffs was lyin' an' cover 'em up with the tarpaulin.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
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