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[hop-sak-ing] /ˈhɒpˌsæk ɪŋ/

bagging made chiefly of hemp and jute.
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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    noun 1. a woman’s skirt made to stand out and drape in a stiff bell-like shape from the waist by an undergarment framework of flexible hoops connected by tapes. 2. the framework for such a skirt.

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