noun[mass noun] chiefly British
A strong, coarse fabric made from hemp or jute, used for sacks and upholstery: [as modifier]: hessian sacks
More example sentences
- Garden rubbish is also collected in hessian sacks for a small charge.
- These would be covered with layers of hessian sacking.
- Burnished gold wallpaper, hand-made from silk and hessian, lines the walls on which are hung oil portraits of distinguished grand masters, including one by Raeburn.
Definition of hessian in:
- The US English dictionary