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gunnysack

noun gun·ny·sack \ˈgə-nē-ˌsak\

: a large bag made of rough, heavy cloth (such as burlap)

Full Definition of GUNNYSACK

:  a sack made of a coarse heavy fabric (as burlap)

Origin of GUNNYSACK

gunny coarse fabric, of Indo-Aryan origin; akin to Hindi gon sack, Punjabi gūṇī
First Known Use: 1799

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