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American cloth

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noun British.
  1. oilcloth.
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Origin of American cloth

First recorded in 1855–60
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Historical Examples

  • Gas flared on to the white shining American-cloth covering the long table and on the wooden kitchen chairs.

    The War-Workers

    E.M. Delafield


British Dictionary definitions for american cloth

American cloth

noun
  1. a glazed or waterproofed cotton cloth
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