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(1):

(n.) See 2d Sac, 2.

(2):

(n.) 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):

(n.) 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.

(4):

(n.) A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.

(5):

(n.) A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.

(6):

(n.) Bed.

(7):

(v. t.) To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.

(8):

(v. t.) To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.

(9):

(n.) The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.

(10):

(n.) 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.

(11):

(v. t.) To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Sack'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/s/sack.html. 1828.

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