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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.
Tenders are invited for Supply of 50 kg Packing New B Twill Gunny Bags
THATTA -- Deputy commissioner Thatta, Nadeem ur Rehman Memon, has directed rice mills' owners to provide gunny bags free of cost to growers and stop deduction of labour charges from payments being made to growers for their commodity.
That means if Gunny leaves to take his morning glory while you're setting decoys, make sure he doesn't have your camera or you are going to have some pictures that will either make you gag or scratch your head--probably both.
The Gunny -- is joined by Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail , in an upcoming episode of GunnyTime with R.
Lahore -- The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) President Central Punjab Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo has strongly criticized the distribution of gunny bags on political basis.
The Chief minister has directed all the commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure judicious distribution of gunny bags to farmers for the newly launched wheat procurement drive by the provincial food department.
Leonard Lee Hart, 86, Retired Gunny SGT USMCGARDNER - Leonard Lee Hart, 86, died peacefully, at his home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 after an illness.
Karachi: Four men were killed and bodies of two Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists were found in a gunny bag on Friday.
The food minister said the Central government would provide adequate gunny bags to Madhya Pradesh government to procure food grains from farmers.
The Gunny also only endorses products he uses and believes in, so we are honored to have his enthusiastic personal endorsement of the TRU-SPEC product line.