or binder's twine
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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Example sentences from the Web for binder twine
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.Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty|Nicholas Vachel Lindsay