burlapnoun [ U ]uk /ˈbɜː.læp/ us /ˈbɝː.læp/ US UK hessian
Examples from literature
- As in the other rooms, the floors were of brick, and the walls half-way up were hung with burlap.
- If convenient, keep the mixture covered with burlap to save the heat.
- In baling cotton burlap bags were used on the bales.
- The Boy dropped exhausted on a ragged bit of burlap by the bunks.
- The bales will need to be covered with burlap or some material to keep them from shaking out.