Definition of sack :
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. A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
4. A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
6. 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.
7. See 2d Sac, 2.
8. The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
9. To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
10. To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.
11. To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
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bag (part of speech: noun)
container (part of speech: noun)
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- When they resumed the trail, Jim Barlow was carried with them, very much like a sack of meal across a saddle bow. - "Dorothy on a Ranch", Evelyn Raymond.
- The servant took the sack and set out to execute the orders of his master. - "Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers", W. A. Clouston.
- I knew she was to get the sack ever since he came back. - "The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes", Thomas Hardy.