What does the word burlap mean?

Usage examples for burlap

  1. Then the top of the barrel is piled up with cracked ice and covered with burlap. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  2. These pancakes are made out of old burlap. – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  3. Shacks of scrap tin, shingled with rusty pail covers, stood next to shacks made of burlap and pasteboard cartons. – Across the Fruited Plain by Florence Crannell Means