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  • It had been breathing, but body was the right word just the same; it had only been a worthless thing, like a cast-off towsack which some idiot had stuffed full of weeds or cornshucks.

    The Drawing of the Three King, Stephen, 1947- 1987

  • "Loan Dish here two dollars so we can get a little game going, and I'll rake that hat into a towsack and carry it home to my pigs.

    Lonesome Dove McMurtry, Larry 1985


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  • variation of gunnysack; sack or bag made of tow/burlap.

    February 20, 2007