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noun oilskin pronunciation in British English /ˈɔɪlˌskɪn/
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singularoilskin
pluraloilskins
  1. [uncountable] thick cotton cloth that is treated with oil so that water cannot pass through it

    an oilskin jacket

    1. a.
      [countable] a coat or jacket made from oilskin
    2. b.

      oilskins

      [plural] a coat and pair of trousers made from oilskin

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