Definition of Sackcloths

1. Noun. (plural of sackcloth) ¹



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Definition of Sackcloths

1. sackcloth [n] - See also: sackcloth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sackcloths

sack man
sack out
sack race
sack races
sack up
sackable
sackage
sackages
sackbut
sackbuts
sackcloth
sackcloth and ashes
sackclothed
sackcloths (current term)
sacked
sacked out
sacker
sackers
sacket
sackful
sackfuls
sacking
sackings
sackless
sacklike
sackload
sackloads
sacks

Literary usage of Sackcloths

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1. The Septuagint Version of the Old Testament, According to the Vatican Text by Lancelot Charles Lee Brenton (1844)
"5 And the men of Nineve believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloths, from the greatest of them to the least of them. ..."

2. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1836)
"And they ordained fasts, and girded themselves with sackcloths, and prayed to the Lord God of their fathers, who heard their cries from the dwelling of his ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"A man may chew aloes, or lie upon the ground, or wear sackcloths if he have a mind to it, and if he finds it good in his circumstances and to his purposes ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1859)
"'Death and mourning was their meat; sackcloths passed along the street; Hum was changed to gloom profound; Bells were tolling all around. ..."

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