Spanish translation of 'sackcloth'
⇒ to wear sackcloth and ashes
ponerse el hábito de penitencia,
ponerse cenizas en la cabeza
Example Sentences Including 'sackcloth'
He opened the sackcloth which held four bronze bell heads; two were identical figures cast sharp with all their edges and clappers intact.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Now that I had VD, they would surely rig me out in sackcloth , measure me for callipers and put a paper bag over my head.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
I opened the glove to take out the sackcloth which wrapped the bell heads and noticed that the photographs in there had gone.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translation of sackcloth from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary