A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
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.
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.
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
A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from
top to bottom without a cross seam.
See 2d Sac, 2.
The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and
plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to