Osnaburg meaning

ŏznə-bûrg
A heavy, coarse cotton fabric, used for grain sacks, upholstery, and draperies.
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A type of coarse, heavy cloth, originally of linen and now of cotton, used in making sacks, work clothes, etc.
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A plain, coarse textile fabric made from flax, tow or jute yarns.
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Origin of osnaburg

  • After Osnaburg (Osnabrück)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named for the German city of Osnabrück (from which it may have been first imported into English-speaking countries).

    From Wiktionary