- cloth treated with oil or paint, and used for marking garments, covering floors, etc. - Webster, 1913
- a fabric treated on one side with a waterproof covering, especially one made from linseed oil etc.; used for flooring, tablecloths, [[kitchen shelves and sometimes furniture covering.
- 1969 — Ignatius pounded a paw into the on the kitchen table. — w:John Kennedy Toole, John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces, Chapter 9, Page 224
- 1995: When the Lincolns moved into the Wjite House, it was not furnished, there was on the floor in the State Rooms because of the overflow from the spittoons. - w:Barbara Bush, Barbara Bush, Barbara Bush: A Memoir, p.346.
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