Sail cloth

sailcloth

[seyl-klawth, -kloth]
noun
1.
any of various fabrics, as of cotton, nylon, or Dacron, for boat sails or tents.
2.
a lightweight canvas or canvaslike fabric used especially for clothing and curtains.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English saylclath; see sail, cloth

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sailcloth (ˈseɪlˌklɒθ)
 
n
1.  any of various fabrics from which sails are made
2.  a lighter cloth used for clothing, etc

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