Definitions starting with C

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crocus bag, crocus sack

[Car.; DJE "probably from its use to bag saffron ('crocus')"; US dial. South idem ADD] n. a burlap bag or similar bag of canvas or nylon for agricultural produce: 1963 Gunnysacks—crocus sacks they are called in the Bahamas (Cottman 71). 1966 He take two crocus bag and spread on the ground (Crowley 110). 1976 This door was chin ched with crocus sacks (Eneas 4). = STRAW BAG (Ben.)

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Last update: 2012-01-17 00:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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