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  • noun Plural form of gunnysack.


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  • A couple of the most persistent boys fell asleep in the woods and were returned to camp, hours later, stuffed into their own gunnysacks.

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  • All of the first year campers, armed with sticks, flashlights, and gunnysacks, were sent to hide in the woods.

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  • Realizing the imminent death sentence that children in the ghetto faced, Sendler decided smuggle them out — in gunnysacks, potato sacks, and coffins and by burying them inside loads of goods.

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  • Cover the great pile with a canvas tarp or lots of gunnysacks.

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  • In November, they had tramped the empty beet fields for miles around, Velma with Emaline and Bobby, dragging gunnysacks over the frozen ground, risking broken ankles to search for beets to feed the pigs.

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  • After managing to get his hands on a little corned beef hash and a few slices of fried potatoes without being hassled too much by Gary and the twins, he went back to his Cadillac bedroom, rewet the gunnysacks, and slept until it was quite dark.

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  • After hanging a couple of dripping-wet gunnysacks over the broken windows, William stretched out in a watercooled Cadillac and slept until dinnertime.

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  • The alcohol mixture is stored in earthenware jars covered with gunnysacks.

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  • He shifted a stack of gunnysacks from one arm to the other.

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  • Virginia collected shovels, pails, and gunnysacks.

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