Definition of Hopsacking

1. Noun. A loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing.

Exact synonyms: Hopsack
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Hopsacking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hopsacking

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hoppings
hoppity
hopple
hoppled
hopples
hoppling
hoppo
hoppoes
hopportunity
hoppos
hopposite
hoppy
hops
hopsack
hopsacking (current term)
hopsackings
hopsacks
hopscotch
hopscotched
hopscotcher
hopscotchers
hopscotches
hopscotching
hoptoad
hoptoads
hopyard
hopyards
hoquet diabolique
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Literary usage of Hopsacking

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1. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools: Also Adapted by William Henry Dooley (1914)
"... are: Produced through hopsacking, etc. Variation of weave, Coloring includes: Variation of color, Stripes, Variation of color and Checks, weave: Plaids, ..."

2. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"hopsacking—u, coarse jute or flax bagging; 2, coarse or fine, open face woolen dress goods and suiting. Hopsack Weave—Same as mat or basket weave, ..."

3. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, Evening and Domestic Arts Schools: Also by William Henry Dooley (1910)
"... Meliores, Taffetas, hopsacking, etc. Voile, Coloring includes: Nun's Veiling, Stripes, Cashmere, Checks, Shepherd Checks. Plaids, Melanges, Mixtures. ..."

4. Customs Tariff Act of August 5, 1909, Revised to March 1, 1910, with by Downing (R.F) & Co (1910)
"jute for tailors' use, hopsacking, &c., TD 1617-6909 45 per cent. " of single jute yarns, not suitable for covering cotton, TD 23719. See jute cloth. ..."

5. The Clothier and Furnisher (1894)
"THERE will also be tan hopsacking in three shades for the asking; and the newest fad of all is a firm Irish linen fabric, the coat of which is made with ..."

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