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- n. A hemp sack used for holding hops
- n. A coarse, loosely-woven clothing fabric
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- n. a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
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Can't I just wear Granny's long hopsack skirt that covers the veins and doubles as a hand towel?
Tauz's hopsack blazer (£980); a look from Thom Browne's spring/summer 2011 collection; the Lionel Henderson black seer suit (£650) from Aquascutum's London collection.
If you are in the boating industry, then you already know there is one, and only one, acceptable uniform: Topsiders; no socks; chinos; white, short-sleeve, button-down Oxford shirt, blue hopsack blazer, optional "rep" tie.
John Bull, that his coin may not corrode for want of circulation; if ever this fellow enters my house again, with his deer-stealing Stratford vagabond under his arm, tie them both up in a hopsack, and throw them into the Thames!
I cut the collar off a pink hopsack suit, shortened the sleeves, bought three huge buttons and sewed them on the jacket.
It is a lightweight wool zephyr, hopsack with blue enamel buttons ($2,195).