hopsack

hopsacking

[hop-sak-ing]
noun
1.
bagging made chiefly of hemp and jute.
2.
Also, hopsack [hop-sak] . a coarse fabric made of cotton, wool, or other fibers and similar to burlap, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel.

Origin:
1880–85; hop2 + sacking

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

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