Sackcloth

Definition of Sackcloth

Sack´cloth`
n.1.Linen or cotton cloth such as 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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