Hopsacking



[hop-sak-ing] /ˈhɒpˌsæk ɪŋ/

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

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