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canvas
noun (canvases )
1 a thick heavy coarse cloth, made from hemp or flax, used to make sails, tents, etc and for painting pictures on.
2 a a painting done on a piece of canvas;
b a piece of canvas prepared for painting.
3 the sails of a ship.
4 (the canvas) the floor of a boxing or wrestling ring, made from canvas.
5 rowing either of the covered end-sections of a rowing boat.
[14c: from French canevas , from Latin cannabis hemp]
under canvas
1 in tents.
2 naut with sails spread.

canvas, canvass These words are often confused with each other.



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