a strong cotton cloth of plain weave treated with dope and formerly used as a covering for the wings and fuselages of airplanes.
a similar, lighter-weight fabric for shirts and pajamas.
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How to use airplane cloth in a sentence
By March of 1918 the production of cotton airplane cloth had reached 400,000 yards per month.America's Munitions 1917-1918 | Benedict Crowell