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gun·ny

 (gŭn′ē)
n.
A coarse heavy fabric made of jute or hemp, used especially for bags or sacks. See Note at gunnysack.

[Hindi goṇī, from Sanskrit, sack, probably feminine of Pali goṇa-, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.]

gunny

(ˈɡʌnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (Textiles) a coarse hard-wearing fabric usually made from jute and used for sacks, etc
2. (Textiles) Also called: gunnysack a sack made from this fabric
[C18: from Hindi gōnī, from Sanskrit gonī sack, probably of Dravidian origin]

gun•ny

(ˈgʌn i)

n., pl. -nies.
a strong coarse material made commonly from jute, esp. for bags or sacks; burlap.
[1705–15; < Hindi]

gunny

- From Sanskrit goni, "sack," it is the material used for sacks, made from jute or sunn-hemp.
See also related terms for sack.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunny - coarse jute fabricgunny - coarse jute fabric      
bagging, sacking - coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
Translations

gunny

[ˈgʌnɪ] Narpillera f (also gunny bag, gunny sack) → saco m de yute

gunny

nSackleinen nt
References in classic literature ?
Of course every boat-hand fixed a gunny sack and put it on like a bonnet, the way they do when they are toting wood, and we got one for Jake, and he slipped down aft with his hand-bag and come tramping forrard just like the rest, and walked ashore with them, and when we see him pass out of the light of the torch-basket and get swallowed up in the dark, we got our breath again and just felt grateful and splendid.
I feel more like a citizen of the world at the sight of the palm-leaf which will cover so many flaxen New England heads the next summer, the Manilla hemp and cocoanut husks, the old junk, gunny bags, scrap iron, and rusty nails.
PFMA provincial chapter chairman Liaquat Ali Khan told Dawn on Monday that the millers were forced to issue the threat as the previous notification ensuring provision of wheat to the mills at Rs1,275 per 40kg, including gunny bags, had expired and the department was dilly-dallying on the issue.
Meeting asked Sindh government to finalise a plan to procurement of wheat and distribution of gunny bags to growers so to avert corruption in distribution of gunny bags as happens to be case every year.
A video of amotherstuffing her little daughter in a gunny bag and thrashing her around will send you chills down the spine.
Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec 6 (ANI): A video has gone viral on the social media showing a woman from Chandigarh stuffing her three-year-old stepdaughter in a gunny bag and beating the bag brutally on the ground.
Now a couple of comments: The Gunny proved the adage, "Necessity is the mother of invention.
The Gunny hopped in my truck anyway with a smile, "She's a bit testy this morning.
Chief Minister aimed that the procurement proceeded smoothly and in case farmers were facing delay in issuance of gunny bags he took immediate action.
He inspected the wheat procurement campaign and distribution of gunny bags in the center and also inquired farmers about the distribution of gunny bags.
In August 1965, Gunny Hath-cock won the Wimbledon Cup, shot at 1,000 yards, during the NRA National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio.
An old Gunny told me, "Get one that rattles, it'll never jam on 'ya.