gunny

Part of speech: noun

Coarse sacking of jute or hemp.

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Usage examples "gunny":

  1. Some crawl to the tops of the rocks and lie like gunny bags stuffed with meal, or they repose on the broken surfaces like masses of jelly. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
  2. He dried himself with a gunny- sack and slipped shivering into his new raiment. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
  3. Aware that the family would oppose her acceptance of a gift from a neighbor, she made her preparations for the trip in secret, and quietly left the farm- house one Sunday afternoon, taking with her a bridle and a gunny feed- bag half filled with oats. - "The Biography of a Prairie Girl", Eleanor Gates.