towsack


Related to towsack: crocus sack

towsack

(ˈtəʊˌsæk)
n
a sack made from tow or coarse fibre

tow•sack

(ˈtoʊˌsæk)

n.
South Midland and Southern U.S. gunnysack.
[1925–30, Amer.; appar. tow1 + sack1]
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Thomas] as he stood there with even his teeth showing beneath his beard now and another negro wiping the blood from his body with a towsack.