Definition Of sacks


(chiefly in historical contexts) plunder and destroy (a captured town, building, or other place).

Hereford was, by contrast, vulnerable to the Welsh, who sacked the cathedral in 1055 and killed the bishop, Leofgar.

a base.

Should I be guarding closer to the third sack and the foul line?

a dry white wine formerly imported into Britain from Spain and the Canary Islands.

In the Middle Ages many Alsace wines were fortified or spiced in order to compete with the fuller bodied Mediterranean wines such as sack and malmsey.

a large bag made of a strong material such as burlap, thick paper, or plastic, used for storing and carrying goods.

Women folded their worn-out linens and few spare clothes, packing them into cloth sacks to be carried.

a loose, unfitted, or shapeless garment, in particular.

It's like she gorged herself on popcorn and Junior Mints during the screening and decided she needed to hide the bloat with an untailored cotton sack .

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Example Of sacks

  • As it was, carrying the very light sacks of shredded paper to the crusher was well within my capabilities, and the light exercise did me no harm at all.

  • Between them they had done the same with Carl's gear which had been bagged up in black plastic refuse sacks .

  • Children as young as five keep a fiercely protective grip on their younger siblings while loading one, sometimes two, plastic sacks onto their backs.

  • Estimates of his own financial losses varied, but the three-crew vessel often carried just a few sacks of coal to remote locations on a daily basis.

  • Garden rubbish is also collected in hessian sacks for a small charge.

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