Definition of osnaburg in English:

osnaburg

noun

  • A kind of coarse, heavy linen or cotton used for such items as furnishings and sacks.

    • ‘The four women in the canoe had bright handkerchiefs over their hair, they wore bits of faded blue osnaburg.’

Origin

Late Middle English: alteration of Osnabrück, where the cloth was originally produced.

Pronunciation:

osnaburg

/ˈäznəˌbərɡ/