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Synonyms for oilskin

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

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I also managed to get off my welly boots and oilskins and dump them," he told(https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/679229/fisherman-accident-fell-off-fishing-boat-swam-hours-save-life) Express.
"We also had oilskins, but when the sea spray would come over the ship it would literally freeze straight away and we literally couldn't move.
David got to don a real fireman's helmet, boots and oilskins when he and a group of his school chums, from Park Brow Junior School, took a behind-the-scenes look at Kirkby fire station, in the town centre.
Dressed in fishermen's yellow oilskins, Le Pen, 48, grappled with a freshly caught octopus on a fishing boat out at sea.
BATTER LUCK NEXT TIME: Pair scoff fish suppers after Chris, right, peels off his oilskins
Wearing bright yellow oilskins and waders, the fishermen drive their Trojan steeds up to chest deep into the water.
A cartoon in the rain clad caption "Naturis n building the church ury, new buildings ed on to the island to h-potch of structures ants and souvenir n of a couple standing in oilskins with a stes en Brittany", brought a smile to our wet faces.
On the beach, however, in our yellow oilskins and leaky wellies, we were the same.
But for the gigantic Southern Right whales off the coast of Cape Town, weighing the same as seven double-decker buses is no reason to avoid a spot of acrobatics.Utterly unconcerned by the boatload of spectators kitted out in fetching orange oilskins, one repeatedly dived in and out of the water as another playfully balanced a piece of kelp on his nose.
The Chillcheater clothing is a little too lightweight for my next expedition, on which I will be using a mix of clothing comprising Musto oilskins and mid layers, and Fourth Element thermals.