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- n. A strong, coarse cloth used for packaging
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I had no sort of clothing, but a piece of packcloth about my middle, and was thus wholly abandoned to nature.
Perils and Captivity Comprising The sufferings of the Picard family after the shipwreck of the Medusa, in the year 1816; Narrative of the captivity of M. de Brisson, in the year 1785; Voyage of Madame Godin along the river of the Amazons, in the year 1770.
They procured a quantity of packcloth or coarse linen, formed it into a globe about ninety feet in circumference, lined it with paper, and lighted a fire under it in an iron choffer.
In the cold mornings of spring, Bouvard wore his knitted vest under his blouse, and Pécuchet his old frock-coat under his packcloth wrapper; and the people passing by the open fence heard them coughing in the damp atmosphere.
MaxPed doesn't make their pouch in black so I made my own admin pouch using 500 denier cordura, packcloth, and hook and loop velcro.