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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

gunny

[′gən·ē]
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In the final year of the occupation, many people had to wear these makeshift gunnysack clothes.
Five-year-old Chase Sanders stood waist deep in a gunnysack, his lower lip trembling and his eyes teary with despair.
The Food Corporation of India (FCI) had sent nearly 100,000 gunnysacks carrying wheat meant for consumption by poor, while the National Cooperative Consumers Federation (NCCF) for India had transported many tonnes of yellow peas for the same purpose.
They dived from a narrow catwalk into bins of warming walnuts, swam when the workmen filled the 5-foot-high cherry vats with water, and burrowed into mountains of gunnysacks.
While party boats are anchored with anglers content to fill gunnysacks with rockfish (at least for the time being; see related story above), those willing to gamble motor off to where the birds are crashing into the brine.
Once we had settled into our canyon home south of Half Moon Bay, friendly farmer neighbors made a habit of dropping gunnysacks of artichokes at the back door.
mattresses were made of gunnysacks sewn together; willow brooms; and combs from the backbones of fish.
A couple of weeks later some gunnysacks full of odd parts are tossed off at his mailbox.
We wrapped gunnysacks around the water pipe at the windmill, and the chicken water was heated to prevent freezing.
His feet were wrapped in gunnysacks fastened with the rope commonly used to tie bundles of newspapers.
One of the film's most stunning moments occurs after a train has arrived in Lahore filled with the bodies of massacred Muslim men and children along with gunnysacks filled with the severed breasts of Muslim women.
I sure wish that I had that bundle of gunnysacks that he tossed out.