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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Cloth used for waterproof coverings and garments.

Usage examples (25)
  • She stood challengingly at my open door, in oilskins, sou'wester, and sea-boots.
  • He glanced at the old captain, shivering in oilskins at the binnacle and holding on for dear life.
  • A suit of oilskins from the slop-chest and found them to be of greatly inferior quality.
  • Tristram in shining oilskins brought up their bags. for more
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