hopsacking
noun see hopsack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hopsacking — n. a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen, used in clothing. Syn: hopsack. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hopsacking — (Hopsocks), grobfadiger Wollenstoff für Damenkleider mit 65–70 Fäden auf 10 cm aus Streichgarn Nr. 81/2 metr …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hopsacking — ☆ hopsacking [häp′sak΄iŋ ] n. [lit., sacking for hops] 1. a coarse material for bags, made of jute or hemp 2. a sturdy fabric somewhat simulating this, made from cotton, wool, linen, or synthetic fiber and used for suits, coats, etc.: Also… …   English World dictionary

  • hopsacking — /hop sak ing/, n. 1. bagging made chiefly of hemp and jute. 2. Also, hopsack /hop sak /. a coarse fabric made of cotton, wool, or other fibers and similar to burlap, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel. [1880 85; HOP2 + SACKING] * * * …   Universalium

  • hopsacking — n. coarse textured cloth; rough cloth of hemp and jute from which hop sacks are made …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hopsacking — hop•sack•ing [[t]ˈhɒpˌsæk ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) tex bagging made chiefly of hemp and jute 2) tex Also, hop•sack [[t]ˈhɒpˌsæk[/t]] a coarse fabric made of cotton, wool, or other fibers and similar to burlap, used in the manufacture of wearing apparel. •… …   From formal English to slang

  • hopsacking — noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing • Syn: ↑hopsack • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • hopsack — also hopsacking noun Etymology: Middle English hopsak sack for hops, from hoppe hop + sak sack Date: 1888 a rough surfaced loosely woven clothing fabric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Drill (fabric) — Drill is stout durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave.[1] It can be used unbleached, although it is more often bleached or dyed.[1] Use in clothing …   Wikipedia

  • List of fashion topics — This is a list of topics related to fashion, many of which do not yet have Wikipedia articles. NOTOC 0 9 1300 1400 in fashion 1500 1550 in fashion 1600 1650 in fashion 1700 1750 in fashion 1795 1820 in fashion 20th century fashion A A line A line …   Wikipedia

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