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sackcloth

sack·cloth

sackcloth

 
pronunciation:
saek klawth
phrases:
in sackcloth and ashes
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rough, coarsely woven material made of hemp, jute, flax, or the like, often used in making sacks.
definition 2: clothing of coarse material, worn as a sign of repentance or mourning.
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phrase: in sackcloth and ashes