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EtymologyEdit

From tow +‎ sack.

NounEdit

towsack (plural towsacks)

  1. (chiefly US regional) A kind of burlap sack; a gunny sack.
    • 1970, Donald Harington, Lightning Bug:
      You do not think it until he comes through the door, carrying the empty toe-sack in one hand and the revolver in the other.
    • 1997, Paxton Davis, Being a Boy, page 262:
      Baseball was "as natural as breathing," played with towsacks or bushes for bases, splintered bats held together with electric tape, and teams with from two to two dozen players.