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binder twine

or binder's twine

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noun
  1. a strong, coarse twine, as of sisal, used especially in binding sheaves of grain and bales of hay.
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Origin of binder twine

First recorded in 1885–90
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  • That was twenty-one years ago, when the famous “Binder-Twine Trust” set out with the black flag flying.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson

  • At that time he did much to solve the binder-twine problem—how to get better twine and plenty of it.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson

  • The binder-twine is invisible, and has not altered the eternal classic form of the sheaf.