linoleum

Part of speech: noun

Hardened linseed- oil, mixed with ground cork and pressed upon canvas, for covering floors.

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Usage examples "linoleum":

  1. The kitchen was a square room with tiled- linoleum floor covering. - "Peggy-Alone", Mary Agnes Byrne.
  2. The garage was always chosen as a good place to feed stray animals, for the cement floor could be more easily washed than the linoleum that was the pride of Norah's heart in the kitchen. - "Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School", Mabel C. Hawley.
  3. When the linoleum backing is finished at the calender, both cloth and centre are forwarded direct to the linoleum works. - "The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth", T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour.