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burlap

Saltos de línea: bur¦lap
Pronunciación: /ˈbəːlap
 
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Definición de burlap en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] chiefly North American
1Coarse canvas woven from jute, hemp, or a similar fibre, used especially for sacking: [as modifier]: a burlap sack
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her large installation consisted of 16 columns made of various fabrics, including canvas, jute and burlap, the edges of which were charred and the expanses of which were often painted.
  • They were made from second-hand jute burlap and scraps of fabric pulled from ragbags and storage bins.
  • Set stakes before filling the planting hole, then tie the tree to the stakes with canvas or burlap strips.
1.1Lighter material of a kind similar to burlap, used in dressmaking and furnishing: [as modifier]: a burlap shirt [count noun]: fabrics ranging from hessians to burlaps
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Plenty of people were missing eyes, and he was clad in an uncomfortable woolen shirt and burlap pants that were dyed a moss green.
  • He was not terrifying in the least in his appearance; his shirt was made of burlap and his boots were muddy and his trousers were patched.
  • Grab an orange shirt, green pants, hiking shoes, burlap fabric, and two pairs of green tights.

Origen

late 17th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with burlap

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