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sacking

[ sak-ing ]
/ ˈsæk ɪŋ /
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noun

stout, coarse woven material of hemp, jute, or the like, chiefly for sacks.

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Also called sackcloth.

Origin of sacking

First recorded in 1580–90; sack1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for sacking

sacking
/ (ˈsækɪŋ) /

noun

coarse cloth used for making sacks, woven from flax, hemp, jute, etc
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