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osnaburg

Syllabification: os·na·burg
Pronunciation: /ˈäznəˌbərɡ
 
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Definition of osnaburg in English:

noun

A kind of coarse, heavy linen or cotton used for such items as furnishings and sacks.
Example sentences
  • The four women in the canoe had bright handkerchiefs over their hair, they wore bits of faded blue osnaburg.

Origin

late Middle English: alteration of Osnabrück, where the cloth was originally produced.

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