noun. a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents.
- cloth (English)
- cloth (Middle English (1100-1500))
- sail (English)
- segel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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.