Definitions starting with P

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paulin /póhlin/ [Car.; OED, trade name for water-proofed canvas; nautical tarpaulin covered with tar vs. paulin covered with paint (Smyth)] n. a piece of waterproofed canvas: A tent made by spreading a paulin over a tree (Mayag.).

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Last update: 2010-11-08 04:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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