put to sack

put to sack
rob; plunder, steal

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • sack — Ⅰ. sack [1] ► NOUN 1) a large bag made of a material such as hessian or thick paper, used for storing and carrying goods. 2) (the sack) informal dismissal from employment. 3) (the sack) informal bed. ► VERB informal …   English terms dictionary

  • sack — sack1 noun 1》 a large bag made of a material such as hessian or thick paper, used for storing and carrying goods.     ↘(also sack dress) a woman s short, loose dress without a waistline, popular especially in the 1950s. 2》 (the sack) informal… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sack — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a large strong bag, usu. made of hessian, paper, or plastic, for storing or conveying goods. b (usu. foll. by of) this with its contents (a sack of potatoes). c a quantity contained in a sack. 2 (prec. by the) colloq. dismissal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sack Trick — are an eccentric British music collective who have been compared to the humour of Monty Python and musical madness of Frank Zappa. The bassist Chris Paulo Dale (ex Atom Seed and Bruce Dickinson) is the center of the group, guiding the audience… …   Wikipedia

  • Sack of Cashel — Part of the Irish Confederate Wars The Rock of Cashel, the citadel in which the defenders of Cashel attempted to hold off the assault …   Wikipedia

  • sack — sack1 [sak] n. [ME sak < OE sacc, akin to OHG sac, Goth sakkus < early Gmc borrowing < L saccus, bag, in LL(Ec), sackcloth garment < Gr sakkos < Sem: cf. Heb sak, Akkadian shaqqu, sackcloth] 1. a) a bag, esp. a large one of coarse… …   English World dictionary

  • Sack — Sack, v. t. 1. To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn. [1913 Webster] Bolsters sacked in cloth, blue and crimson. L. Wallace. [1913 Webster] 2. To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sack race — sack ,race noun count a race, especially for children, in which you put your legs inside a large cloth bag and move by jumping …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sack — sack1 sacklike, adj. /sak/, n. 1. a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal. 2. the amount a sack holds. 3. a bag: a sack of candy. 4. Slang. dismissal or discharge, as from a job: to get the sack. 5. Slang.… …   Universalium

  • sack — {{11}}sack (n.1) large bag, O.E. sacc (W.Saxon), sec (Mercian), sæc (Old Kentish) large cloth bag, also sackcloth, from P.Gmc. *sakkiz (Cf. M.Du. sak, O.H.G. sac, O.N. sekkr, but Goth. sakkus probably is directly from Gk.), an early borrowing… …   Etymology dictionary

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