Pronunciation: (sak),[key] —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.bed: I bet he's still in the sack. 6. Also,sacque. a. 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.
b. a loose-fitting coat, jacket, or cape.
7. Baseball.a base.
8. South Midland U.S.the udder of a cow.
9. hit the sack,Slang.to go to bed; go to sleep: He never hits the sack before midnight. 10. hold the sack. See bag (def. 18).
—v.t. 1. to put into a sack or sacks.
2. Football.to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage before the quarterback is able to throw a pass.
3. Slang.to dismiss or discharge, as from a job.
4. sack out,Slang.to go to bed; fall asleep.
Pronunciation: (sak),[key] —v.t. to pillage or loot after capture; plunder: to sack a city.
—n. the plundering of a captured place; pillage: the sack of Troy.
Pronunciation: (sak),[key] —n. a strong light-colored wine formerly imported from Spain and the Canary Islands.