croker sack

noun
cro·​ker sack | \ ˈkrō-kər- How to pronounce croker sack (audio) \

Definition of croker sack

chiefly Southern
: a sack of a coarse material (such as burlap)

First Known Use of croker sack

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for croker sack

alteration of crocus sack, crocus bag, of unknown origin

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“Croker sack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/croker%20sack. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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