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1. sailcloth

noun. a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • cloth (English)
  • cloth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sail (English)
  • segel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word sailcloth


1. Coordinating conjunction
Use sailcloth as the base of a painted rug or to recover an old easy chair and matching throw pillows for the couch.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Create your own floor cloth from a roll of canvas or sailcloth to cover even the most appalling carpet.

3. Noun, plural
Linen was everywhere in ancient Egypt: bedding, furnishings and sailcloth were made from it, and a wide variety of sacks and bags.

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