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

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


1. (Textiles) a roughly woven fabric of wool, cotton, etc, used for clothing
2. (Textiles) Also called: hopsacking a coarse fabric used for bags, etc, made generally of hemp or jute
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Noun1.hopsack - 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"