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barley sack

noun, Southwestern U.S. (chiefly California) .
a burlap bag.
Regional variation note
See gunnysack. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And it would fill any one with admiration to see how he preserves his self-possession in the presence of a barley sack.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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