sack: Meaning and Definition of
- a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal.
- the amount a sack holds.
- a bag: a sack of candy.
- dismissal or discharge, as from a job: to get the sack.
- bed: I bet he's still in the sack.
- a loose-fitting dress, as a gown with a Watteau back, esp. one fashionable in the late 17th century and much of the 18th century.
- a loose-fitting coat, jacket, or cape.
- a base.
- the udder of a cow.
- to go to bed; go to sleep: He never hits the sack before midnight.
- See(def. 18).
- to put into a sack or sacks.
- to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage before the quarterback is able to throw a pass.
- to dismiss or discharge, as from a job.
- to go to bed; fall asleep.
- to pillage or loot after capture; plunder: to sack a city.
- the plundering of a captured place; pillage: the sack of Troy.
- a strong light-colored wine formerly imported from Spain and the Canary Islands.
- sack (Thesaurus)
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