Sack"cloth` (?; 115), n.

Linen or cotton cloth such a sacks are made of; coarse cloth; anciently, a cloth or garment worn in mourning, distress, mortification, or penitence.

Gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. 2 Sam. iii. 31.

Thus with sackcloth I invest my woe. Sandys.


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