Meaning of BURLAP in English

BURLAP

/berr"lap/ , n. , v. , burlapped, burlapping .

n.

1. a plain-woven, coarse fabric of jute, hemp, or the like; gunny.

2. a lightweight fabric made in imitation of this.

v.t.

3. to wrap with burlap: to burlap and tie a newly dug tree.

[ 1685-95; earlier borelap, equiv. to bore ( l ) coarse cloth (see BUREAU) + LAP 1 ]

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