Definition of canvas duck in US English:

canvas duck


  • A lightweight cotton or linen fabric.

    • ‘In addition to fine quality bed sheets, we also export 100% cotton greige fabrics in different weaves like industrial canvas ducks, twills/drills, bull denims, and oxford basket weave.’
    • ‘Boat Canvas Pet Placemats are made from 18 oz. canvas duck with white top stitching.’
    • ‘Artist canvas duck is stretched over the frame leaving the top and bottom base uncovered by the canvas.’
    • ‘Painting is not as easy because, unlike canvas duck, the paint soaks through army duck.’
    • ‘The unit consists of three inflatable tubes of heavily rubberized canvas duck.’