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gunny

Chiefly US
1. a coarse hard-wearing fabric usually made from jute and used for sacks, etc.
2. a sack made from this fabric
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gunny

[′gən·ē]
(textiles)
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put the old man in a gunnysack, and they tied that gunnysack to the back of a car.
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"My goodness, everything round is an egg," a young woman said loudly, and took a small pumpkin out of a gunnysack. "How do you call this, boy?"
It wasn't just the gunnysack of clothes at her feet, which she took with her whenever he gave her a ride anyplace.
Five-year-old Chase Sanders stood waist deep in a gunnysack, his lower lip trembling and his eyes teary with despair.
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There was a momentary pause before she replied, "Should I bring a flashlight and gunnysack? On second thought, I'll just see you tomorrow for our morning walk.
These frog hunts were conducted with spotlights and a gunnysack to hold our quarry and, unless a deep-water floater was spotted requiring a bow reel and line, unencumbered arrows.