[ mahr-uh-flahzh, mahr-uh-flahzh ]
/ ˈmɑr əˌflɑʒ, ˌmɑr əˈflɑʒ /
a method of attaching a canvas to a wall through adhesion, accomplished by coating the surface with white lead mixed with oil.
a cloth backing for openwork, as on a piece of furniture.
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