Definition of sailcloth in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈseɪlklɒθ


[mass noun]
  • 1Canvas or other material used for making sails.
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    • Dacron sails have also largely replaced canvas sailcloth.
    • Constructed of fine sailcloth, the sails range from four-meter rectangles for beginners, eight meter for all around use and a large 11-meter sail for use in the lightest wind conditions.
    • Nelson's ships sailed into action with sailcloth mostly coming from Dundee with Baxter's stamps all over it.
  • 1.1A canvas-like fabric used for making durable weatherproof clothes: their trousers were made from sturdy sailcloth
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    • None of my clothes fit and I had to have dungarees made out of sailcloth.
    • Made of 70% cotton / 30% nylon oxford sailcloth with a 100% cotton poplin body lining.
    • Most of them have good suits and bizdev-guy blue sailcloth shirts.

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