gunny sack

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Noun1.gunny sack - a bag made of burlapgunny sack - a bag made of burlap      
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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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.
An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was planted in a gunny sack filled with potatoes.
An Improvised Explosive Device was planted in a gunny sack filled with potatoes.
Abdul Razzaq Cheema, a senior police official in Quetta told media that an IED was planted in a gunny sack filled with potatoes that exploded in a green grocer's shop in Quetta's Hazarganji market.
They were found in a gunny sack buried in a shallow pit by military personnel patrolling the area.
( The Gunny Sack recipe uses up your leftover gravy, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole by combining it with corn, cheese and french fried onions on a sheet of puff pastry.
We moved on to talk about how she makes poems, and she said, "I stuff all the parts of an experience into a gunny sack, then I slit open the sack and the language falls out." I said, "What's a gunny sack?" I imagined burlap but wanted to be sure.
"A carpenter put all of his tools in a gunny sack or toolbox.
The seven-year-old was then found dumped in the fields behind the house inside a gunny sack.
Ragland riding across the bleak Dakota Territory carrying the head of Bill Riley in a gunny sack, bound for Fort Leavenworth where a three-thousand-dollar bounty reward awaits him.
Confiscated pangolins are usually were kept in a gunny sack or in a cage before being released to the wild.
Soma Mukherjee presents a study of M.G Vassanjee's two novels--The Gunny Sack and No New Land--and demonstrates how collective experiences of displacement and migration, expressed through a fictional medium, become a part of global-cultural history.