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 Meanings and Examples of OILCLOTH
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oilcloth
 n.  cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin
Classic Sentence:
1  Uncle Henry went limping by, hatless in the rain, his head stuck through a hole in a piece of old oilcloth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  It was a roving shanty, the cabin of a land schooner, with black oilcloth seats along the side, and for desk, a pine board to be let down on hinges.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Two half-grown boys and a girl stood holding oilcloth bundles, and a little girl clung to her mother's skirts.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
4  He would write for a while, then sit idle, his clenched fist lying on the table, his eyes following the pattern of the oilcloth.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
5  This table had a cover made out of beautiful oilcloth, with a red and blue spread-eagle painted on it, and a painted border all around.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
6  They sat down to a table covered with an oilcloth cut in slits by penknives.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 12
Example Sentence:
1  This table had a cover made out of beautiful oilcloth, with a red eagle painted on it, and a painted border all around.