- a coarse material for bags, made of jute or hemp
- a sturdy fabric somewhat simulating this, made from cotton, wool, linen, or synthetic fiber and used for suits, coats, etc.
Origin of hopsackingliterally , sacking for hops
A loosely woven, coarse fabric of cotton or wool used in clothing.
Origin of hopsackingFrom its being used for bags by hop growers.