sugar bag

sugar bag

n
(Textiles) Austral and NZ a small hessian bag occasionally still used, esp in rural areas, as a rough-and-ready measure for dry goods
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THE original "sugar bag baby" is now a nurse in a neonatal unit helping other babies survive premature birth just as she did 21 years ago.
New handbags in store are a red lambskin Sugar bag with three inner compartments, and a quilted Happy shoulder bag with gold metal chain interlaced with grosgrain.
A TYPICAL sight for the 1950s cinema-goer was the Pathe/ Movietone newsreel, and one which stuck in boxing writer, Terry Larkin's mind was that of the challenge undertaken unsuccessfully by world lightweight champion boxer, Freddie Mills, to punch his way out of a sugar bag.
She explained that although most Domino(R) Sugar has been processed through cow bone char, it is possible to tell from the sugar bag label whether it came from one of two of Domino's nine North American plants in which processing does not involve cow bone char.
During his visit to Wahdat Colony Ramazan Bazar, Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa found the weight of atta bag and sugar bag less than the standard bag.
Likewise, the 50-kg sugar bag was available at Rs3,700 with a raise of Rs200 after the worst floods hit the country.
On Friday in Lahore's Akbari Mandi, a 50-kilogramme sugar bag was being sold for Rs 3,500 to 3,600, while retailers were selling the commodity for Rs 75 to 78 per kilogramme.
Price of a 50-kg sugar bag reached an average of SR131 with Dammam having the lowest of SR124 and cities like Wadi Al-Dawasser, Buraidah, Unaizah and Najran having the highest prices of SR135 per bag.
Try tucking a slice of bread or a couple of marshmallows into your brown sugar bag, canister or jar to keep the sweet stuff loose.
Acents[euro]A"Some shops are selling only a sugar bag, which weighs 2kg, per person.
It is as grey as a statue posing for a photo-shoot And as blue as a wave striding over the dry beach It is as bite-size as a grain of salt lost in a sugar bag And as colossal as all the objects in the universe stuck in a peapod It is as boucy as a F1 car on fire with one wheel And as uninterrupted as my dad watching 'match of the day'.
A 50-kilo Brazilian sugar bag, accounting for 2,200 afghanis last week, was sold for 2,180 afghanis and a similar quantity of Pakistani flour fell in value from 1,000 afghanis to 980 afghanis.