from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A waterproof cover used to protect an area of ground, such as a baseball field.
  • noun A waterproof sheet placed under camp bedding as a protection against moisture.

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  • noun a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture


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