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waxcloth Line breaks: wax|cloth
Pronunciation: /ˈwaksklɒθ/

Definition of waxcloth in English:


[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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