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Definitions of sackcloth:

part of speech: noun

Cloth for sacks: coarse cloth formerly worn in mourning or penance.

part of speech: noun

Coarse rough cloth worn for mortification, or as a mark of mourning or distress.

part of speech: noun

Coarse material of which sacks are made; coarse, rough cloth worn in ancient times as a token of mourning or repentance.

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