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Pronunciation of Tarpaulin: Learn how to pronounce Tarpaulin in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word tarpaulin:

1 [mass noun] heavy-duty waterproof cloth, originally of tarred canvas:
a stretch of roof is covered with tarpaulin
[count noun] a sheet or covering of tarpaulin:
large tarpaulins were pulled over the hold
2 historical a sailor’s tarred or oilskin hat.
archaic a sailor.

early 17th century: probably from tar1 + pall1 + -ing1