hopsacking


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hop·sack·ing

 (hŏp′săk′ĭng) also hop·sack (-săk′)
n.
A loosely woven, coarse fabric of cotton or wool used in clothing.

[From its being used for bags by hop growers.]

hop•sack•ing

(ˈhɒpˌsæk ɪŋ)

n.
1. bagging made chiefly of hemp and jute.
2. Also, hop•sack (ˈhɒpˌsæk) a coarse fabric made of cotton, wool, or other fibers and similar to burlap, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel.
[1880–85; hop2 + sacking]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hopsacking - a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"