oilskins

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English[edit]

See also: oilskin

Noun[edit]

oilskins pl ‎(plural only)

  1. a waterproof garment, made from oilskin, used especially at sea
    • 1956, William Golding, Pincher Martin
      He let the left side of his face fall on an oilskinned sleeve and his eyes were shut — not screwed up but lightly closed.