hopsack


hopsack
rough-surfaced loose fabric

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Hopsack — HOPSACK, or HOPSACKING A woollen fabric, woven in hopsack weave is known under this name, and used for dress goods and suiting. HOPSACK (Also Celtic, Panama and Mat). A matting weave in which 2 ends and 2 picks, or 3 ends and 3 picks work alike… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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

  • hopsack — noun a) A hemp sack used for holding hops b) A coarse, loosely woven clothing fabric …   Wiktionary

  • hopsack — noun 1》 a coarse clothing fabric of a loose weave. 2》 a coarse hemp sack for hops …   English new terms dictionary

  • hopsack — /ˈhɒpsæk / (say hopsak) noun 1. a coarse, jute sacking material. 2. a fabric with coarse surface, used to make clothing. Also, hopsacking. {hop2 + sack1} …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • Hopsacking — HOPSACK, or HOPSACKING A woollen fabric, woven in hopsack weave is known under this name, and used for dress goods and suiting. HOPSACKING A very coarse plain weave jute fabric used for bags …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Serge Canvas — A worsted dress fabric woven in hopsack weave with an end of plain weave separating each small hopsack. The design repeats on 6 ends and 4 picks. It is made about 42 ends and 26 picks per inch, 2 ends 2/16 s worsted hopsack warp, 1 end 2/36 s… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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

  • 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


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