Definition of Tarpaulins

1. Noun. (plural of tarpaulin) ¹



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Definition of Tarpaulins

1. tarpaulin [n] - See also: tarpaulin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarpaulins

tarok
taroks
taros
tarot
tarot card
tarotist
tarotists
tarots
tarp
tarpan
tarpans
tarpaper
tarpapers
tarpaulin
tarpaulined
tarpaulins (current term)
tarped
tarping
tarpit
tarpits
tarpon
tarpons
tarpot
tarpots
tarps
tarpum
tarpums
tarrace
tarraces
tarradiddle

Literary usage of Tarpaulins

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1. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"Those who found it absolutely necessary to cover in their houses, made use of sail-cloth, tarpaulins or wood, as temporary expedients, till the time for ..."

2. The Defence of Lucknow: A Diary, Recording the Daily Events During the Siege by Thomas Fourness Wilson (1858)
"All available officers and men worked hard, in heavy rain, to get it covered in again with tarpaulins. ..."

3. Belgium, Its Institutions, Industries and Commerce: General Notes Collected by Ministère de l'industrie et du travail, Belgium (1904)
"... IMITATION LEATHER, tarpaulins Linoleum and Oil-cloths. Linoleum and oil-cloths are manufactured under the most favourable circumstances at ..."

4. Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1866)
"Captain Stockton took two wagon beds of his mule wagons, and covered them with tarpaulins, and making a cable out of prolongs, was crossing his battery ..."

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