barley sack


noun Southwestern U.S. (chiefly California).

a burlap bag.

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regional variation note for barley sack

See gunnysack.
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Example sentences from the Web for barley sack

  • And have I not called you brother and filled your barley-sack from time to time these many years?'

    Khaled, A Tale of Arabia|F. Marion Crawford