noun. a coarse cloth resembling sacking.
noun. a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse.
Sentences with sackcloth
1. Noun, singular or mass
Wearing sackcloth and ashes was a sign of intense grief.
2. Noun, plural
For example, when Jonah preached to the people of Ninevah and they committed to repent and change, they put on sackcloth instead of their fine clothes and sat in ashes (Jonah 3:6).