noun Southern U.S. (chiefly South Atlantic States ).
a burlap bag.
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Also called crocus bag, croker sack.
Origin of crocus sack
First recorded in 1780–90; origin uncertain
regional variation note for crocus sack
Words nearby crocus sack
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Example sentences from the Web for crocus sack
Armed with a crocus-sack, we returned to the house; all was dark and still.History of Kershaw's Brigade|D. Augustus Dickert