noun, plural oil·cloths [oil-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈɔɪlˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ for 2.
Origin of oilcloth
Examples from the Web for oilcloth
Historical Examples of 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