Definition for SACK'CLOTH

SACK'CLOTH, n. [sack and cloth.]

Cloth of which sacks are made; coarse cloth. This word is chiefly used in Scripture to denote a cloth or garment worn in mourning, distress or mortification. Gird you with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. – 2 Sam. iii. Esth. iv. Job xvi.

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