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sailcloth

[ seyl-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈseɪlˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /
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noun
any of various fabrics, as of cotton, nylon, or Dacron, for boat sails or tents.
a lightweight canvas or canvaslike fabric used especially for clothing and curtains.
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Origin of sailcloth

1175–1225; Middle English saylclath;see sail, cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for sailcloth

sailcloth
/ (ˈseɪlˌklɒθ) /

noun
any of various fabrics from which sails are made
a lighter cloth used for clothing, etc
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