a type of coarse, heavy cloth, originally of linen and now of cotton, used in making sacks, work clothes, etc.
Origin of osnaburgaltered after Osnabrück, where origin, originally made
A heavy, coarse cotton fabric, used for grain sacks, upholstery, and draperies.
Origin of osnaburgAfter Osnaburg, (Osnabr&udie;ck).
(countable and uncountable, plural osnaburgs)
Named for the German city of OsnabrÃ¼ck (from which it may have been first imported into English-speaking countries).