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Definition of Sack


  1. A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
  6. See 2d Sac, 2.
  7. Bed.
  8. To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
  9. To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
  10. The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
  11. To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.
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Sack Translations

sack in Afrikaans is tas, ontslaan
sack in Danish is afskedige, taske
sack in Dutch is ontslaan, ontzetten, royeren
sack in Italian is licenziare, buttare fuori, sacco
sack in Norwegian is sekk, veske
sack in Spanish is bolso, despedir, saco