*: The term canvas is very widely used, as well to denote the coarse fabrics employed for kitchen use, as for strainers, and wraps for meat, as for the best quality of ordinary table and shirting linen. \
: The author takes rural midwestern life as a canvas for a series of tightly woven character studies.
: He spent the night under canvas.
*: Light, rich as that which glows on the canvas of Claude.