Definition of oilcloth in English:
1.1 [count noun] A canvas coated with linseed or other oil and used to cover a table or floor.
- That was why the bronze screw and rudder were covered by oilcloths until they were safely submerged and out of sight.
- In the middle of the room, a long plank table stood, an oilcloth covering it.
- A table covered with a dark oilcloth took up all the middle of the little room.
Definition of oilcloth in:
- US English dictionary
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