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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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burlapbur‧lap /ˈbɜːlæp $ ˈbɜːr-/ noun [uncountable]  American EnglishTIM a type of thick rough cloth syn hessian British English
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burlapDan wrapped his hands in the big burlap sleeves of the garment he was wearing.Then I find on a crumbling burlap bag this note: Medicine has.He was playing the fiddle with hands wrapped in burlap.In the sanctuary a huge swath of burlap obscured the cross of glory.You can alternate three layers of newspaper with three of burlap.A door at the back of the barn opened, and Dad emerged, carrying an old burlap grain sack.
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