barley sack

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noun Southwestern U.S. (chiefly California ).

a burlap bag.

Nearby words

  1. barlach,
  2. barlach, ernst,
  3. barletta,
  4. barley,
  5. barley coal,
  6. barley sandwich,
  7. barley stripe,
  8. barley sugar,
  9. barley water,
  10. barley wine

Regional variation note


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Examples 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