pilot cloth


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pilot cloth

n
(Textiles) a type of thick blue cloth used esp to make sailor's coats
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Noun1.pilot cloth - a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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When he entered I observed that he carried no umbrella, and certainly had not come in his carriage, for his tarpaulin hat ran down with melting sleet, and his great pilot cloth jacket seemed almost to drag him to the floor with the weight of the water it had absorbed.
leather jackets lined with corduroy, blue coats of pilot cloth, sou'westers, sea-boots, oilskins.
He put on a coat of pilot cloth, unhooked the barometer, and stowed it away in a capacious pocket.