Pronunciation: săk
n.1.A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
Sack posset
a posset made of sack, and some other ingredients.
1.A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of pliable material, as cloth, leather, and the like; a large pouch.
2.A measure of varying capacity, according to local usage and the substance. The American sack of salt is 215 pounds; the sack of wheat, two bushels.
3.Originally, a loosely hanging garment for women, worn like a cloak about the shoulders, and serving as a decorative appendage to the gown; now, an outer garment with sleeves, worn by women; as, a dressing sack.
4.A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
5.(Biol.) See 2d Sac, 2.
Sack bearer
(Zool.) See Basket worm, under Basket.
Sack tree
(Bot.) an East Indian tree (Antiaris saccidora) which is cut into lengths, and made into sacks by turning the bark inside out, and leaving a slice of the wood for a bottom.
To give the sack to
to discharge, or be discharged, from employment; to jilt, or be jilted.
To hit the sack
to go to bed.
v. t.1.To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
2.To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
n.1.The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
v. t.1.To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.
[imp. & p. p. Sacked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sacking.]
Noun1.Sacksack - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
2.Sacksack - an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
Synonyms: sac, pocket, pouch
3.sack - the quantity contained in a sack
Synonyms: sackful
4.sack - any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
5.Sacksack - a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
Synonyms: sacque
6.sack - a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swing easily
Synonyms: hammock
7.sack - a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
Synonyms: chemise, shift
8.sack - the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"
9.sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Verb1.sack - plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"
Synonyms: plunder
2.sack - terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
3.sack - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
Synonyms: net, sack up, clear
4.sack - put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"
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Sachs disease
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Sack bearer
sack coat
sack out
Sack posset
sack race
Sack tree
sack up
sackcloth and ashes
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