Definition of waxcloth in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwaksklɒθ


[mass noun]
  • Cloth that is impregnated with oil for covering floors and tables; oilcloth: her slippered feet scuffed along the worn waxcloth
    More example sentences
    • In his own home even a covering of waxcloth had been regarded as a luxury.
    • The first was a strong, tall, powerful man, in a grey riding-coat, having a hat covered with waxcloth, a huge silver-mounted horsewhip, boots, and dreadnought overalls.

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