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oilskins

noun
plural of oilskin

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a coat made of water-resistant material
  • the oilskins worn by the fishing boat's crew gave them scant protection from the cold, driving rain

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“Oilskins.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oilskins. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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