Part of speech: noun

A heavy, strong cloth for sails, paintings, etc.

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Usage examples "canvas":

  1. By- the- bye, Griggs, he called out through the canvas, I forgot to tell you. - "Mr. Isaacs", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. She had three hundred dollars, and it had been given her in a tiny brown canvas bag. - "The Amazing Interlude", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. The two centre poles were adjusted to the ridge- pole, and all three were pushed in under the canvas. - "The High School Boys' Fishing Trip", H. Irving Hancock.