oilskin


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a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof

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When everyone was back on the smell returned and the crew realised the source of the smell was a passenger's new oilskin coat.
the fisherman in the yellow oilskin and ginger stubble is open mouthed at the merwomen swimming around his line he warns us the water is deep our tail flukes thwack the surface in derision he wears his foolishness like a film of sweat
Since its foundation by a Norwegian sea captain in 1877, the company has been transformed from a family run business producing hand sewn oilskin jackets into a global supplier of high-tech apparel for outdoor sports, workwear and survival gear.
January 15, 1915: Huddersfield soldier Lt Barrett put out an appeal through the Examiner for readers to donate so' westers, oilskin coats, mackintoshes, raincoats or long capes as he and his men were suffering from persistent rain while patrolling the east Yorkshire coast.
I've seen his oilskin jacket moving around many times and my son, Jordan, was working behind the bar a few months ago when he clearly saw a man run upstairs to the attic.
If don't carry brolly it will pour while everyone else smirks under their oilskin sou'westers.
One report claimed that, beneath a black cloak, he wore a helmet and a tight-fitting white garment like an oilskin.
The atmosphere is laid-back and service is slicker than the oilskin covers on tables around a saloonstyle setting.
After their recuperation, we braved the wet and windy weather for a brisk walk down the lane, the boys wrapped up like polar explorers in oilskin overalls, coats, hats and wellies.
Stephen has yet to see El Spooko - although he is well acquainted with another shambling shade, clad in what appears to be an oilskin, which has given him a genuine fright while cleaning his beer lines alone at night on at least one occasion.