: cloth treated with oil or paint and used for table and shelf coverings
Examples of oilcloth in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAcross the city, people stashed family heirlooms in cellars and buried them wrapped in oilcloth.
New York Times, 17 Mar. 2020 The opening dining area features small tables sporting red-and-white-stripe oilcloth settings, a nostalgic detail from Cardoz’s childhood spent eating out with friends and family in Mumbai.
Noor Brara, Vogue, 27 Feb. 2018
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