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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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A white layer of fungi has also been observed forming on many of the gunnysacks.
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.
Containing thousands of kilograms of wheat and peas, hundreds of gunnysacks had arrived at the station from Punjab and Haryana.
I can't do it," he said, furrowing his small brow as several children bounded past him, hopping gamely in their gunnysacks.
Five-year-old Chase Sanders stood waist deep in a gunnysack, his lower lip trembling and his eyes teary with despair.
Mama brought out the "emergency" rice we stored in gunnysacks under the bed and we had a feast of just plain rice with soy sauce until we almost burst.
Grab your gunnysacks and head for the nearest sandy shore for the year's first run, predicted to last from 10:05 p.
On Saturday, more than a third of the salmon anglers aboard sport-fishing charters from Port Hueneme to Santa Barbara returned to port with a chinook in their gunnysacks.