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burlap

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From Middle English borel (coarse cloth), from Dutch boeren (coarse) or Old French burel + -lap.

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burlap (plural burlaps)

  1. (US) A very strong, coarse cloth, made from jute, flax, or hemp, and used to make sacks etc.

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