verb (used with object), bur·lapped, bur·lap·ping.
Examples from the Web for burlap
Bind this down tightly with a piece of burlap and tack the edges to the rails.Mission Furniture|H. H. Windsor
Where are your pan and your rolling-pin and your burlap bags?Roy Blakeley's Silver Fox Patrol|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The invention of this machine increases the production of burlap strips 900 per cent with the same force.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
We had no beds—sleeping on long, burlap bags stuffed with hay.A Labrador Doctor|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Mr. Hatfield told the Cubs they would need cardboard, silver or gold paint, burlap and several other items.Dan Carter and the Money Box|Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for burlap
Word Origin for burlap
Word Origin and History for burlap
1690s, probably from Middle English borel "coarse cloth," from Old French burel (see bureau); or Dutch boeren "coarse," perhaps confused with boer "peasant." The second element, -lap, meant "piece of cloth" (see lap (n.)).