This time Kim thought in the vernacular as he waxed down the oilskin
edges of the packets.
Peggotty got up, and brought his oilskin
bag and his stout stick, and laid them on the table.
He threw himself into the attitude of a lunging fencer, to reach after his oilskin
coat; and afterwards he staggered all over the confined space while he jerked himself into it.
Several pairs of the same sort of foot-wear, an old cap, and some worn-out woolen socks lay on the floor, and black and yellow oilskins
swayed to and fro beside the bunks.
and sea-boots were hanging from the walls, and here and there rifles and shotguns rested securely in the racks.
I think of the ruddy ruffian in his dripping oilskins
, on deck day and night for our sakes, and once more I must needs take his part; but Miss Denison stops me before I can get out another word.
Was it not the sea-gear of men?--leather jackets lined with corduroy, blue coats of pilot cloth, sou'westers, sea-boots, oilskins
. And everywhere was in evidence the economy of space--the narrow bunks, the swinging tables, the incredible lockers.
He was wearing blue overall-style trousers, a dark blue oilskin
jacket with a hood, a navy tammy hat, black gloves and a silver/white neckerchief.
"It's hard to wear on a daily basis."C Then there is the Spinner, a supersize straw rendition of the oilskin
Southwester, whose elongated back brim keeps rain from coursing down the back of sailors' necks.
She had fished out a dirty oilskin
that she held aloft triumphantly, grinning and staring at them.
When we were on the oyster beds during the Victorian era down on the Suffolk coast we were covered in oilskin
so I didn't get wet, which was great.
At five days old and weighing just 5lb 8oz, she was wrapped in oilskin
and left in a cardboard box in a warm blanket, but she doesn't know anything about where she came from.