Burlap



a plain-woven, coarse fabric of jute, hemp, or the like; gunny.
a lightweight fabric made in imitation of this.
to wrap with burlap:
to burlap and tie a newly dug tree.
Historical Examples

The Stronghold Miriam Haynie
A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The Yazoo Mystery Irving Craddock
Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration
Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
The Meadow-Brook Girls Across Country Janet Aldridge
Dear Enemy Jean Webster
The Gunner’s Examiner Harold E. Cloke
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor

noun
a coarse fabric woven from jute, hemp, or the like
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