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Oxford dictionary definition of the word sack:
1a large bag made of a strong material such as hessian, thick paper, or plastic, used for storing and carrying goods.
the contents of a sack or the amount it can contain:
a sack of flour
2 (also sack dress) a woman’s short loose unwaisted dress, typically narrowing at the hem, popular especially in the 1950s.
historical a woman’s long loose dress or gown.
a piece of dress material fastened to the shoulders of a woman’s gown in loose pleats and forming a long train, fashionable in the 18th century.
3 (the sack) informal dismissal from employment:
he got the sack for swearing
they were given the sack
4 (the sack) informal, chiefly North American bed, especially as regarded as a place for sex:
most of them weren’t up to what she expected in the sack
5 Baseball, informal a base.
6 American Football a tackle of a quarterback behind the line of scrimmage.
1 informal dismiss from employment:
any official found to be involved would be sacked on the spot
2 (sack out) North American informal go to bed, or go to sleep.
3 American Football tackle (a quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage:
Oregon intercepted five of his passes and sacked him five times
4 rare put into a sack or sacks:
a small part of his wheat had been sacked
hit the sack
informal go to bed.
a sack of potatoes
informal used in similes to refer to clumsiness, inertness, or unceremonious treatment of the person or thing in question:
he drags me in like a sack of potatoes
Old English sacc, from Latin saccus ‘sack, sackcloth’, from Greek sakkos, of Semitic origin. Sense 1 of the verb dates from the mid 19th century