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canvas duck

Syllabification: can·vas duck

Definition of canvas duck in English:

noun

A lightweight cotton or linen fabric.
Example sentences
  • The unit consists of three inflatable tubes of heavily rubberized canvas duck.
  • Artist canvas duck is stretched over the frame leaving the top and bottom base uncovered by the canvas.
  • Painting is not as easy because, unlike canvas duck, the paint soaks through army duck.

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