noun, plural oil·cloths [oil-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈɔɪlˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ for 2.
Examples from the Web for oilcloth
He pulled an oilcloth sheet over the bed, and lay breathing deeply of the damp, perfumed air as he again slept.The Harvester|Gene Stratton Porter
A sort of room was formed at one end by putting up a partition of oilcloth.
The floor about the bed is protected by newspapers or oilcloth.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
And this time, and for the first time that morning, Joe pulled back the oilcloth cover from the other side.The Story of a Candy Rabbit|Laura Lee Hope
If preferred, a small board about a foot square may be used instead of oilcloth.Home Occupations for Boys and Girls|Bertha Johnston