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Related to oilskin: oilcloth
1. Cloth treated with oil to make it waterproof.
a. A garment made of oilskin or of a synthetic waterproof material, generally used by sailors.
b. or oilskins A set of such garments.
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a. a cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
b. (as modifier): an oilskin hat.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) a protective outer garment of this fabric
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1. a cotton fabric made waterproof by treatment with oil and used for rain gear and fishermen's clothing.
2. Often, oilskins. a garment made of this, as a long, full raincoat.
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