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osnaburg

[oz-nuh-burg] /ˈɒz nəˌbɜrg/
noun
1.
a heavy, coarse cotton in a plain weave, for grain sacks and sportswear and also finished into cretonne.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; irregular after Osnabrück, known for its linen
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osnaburg

/ˈɒznəˌbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
a coarse plain-woven cotton used for sacks, furnishings, etc
Word Origin
C16: corruption of Osnabrück, where it was originally made
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