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croker sack

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noun cro·ker sack \ˈkrō-kər-\

Definition of croker sack

chiefly Southern

  1. :  a sack of a coarse material (as burlap)



Origin of croker sack

alteration of crocus sack, crocus bag, of unknown origin


First Known Use: 1895


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