from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sac.
- See sackage.
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He had rights of free-warren, saccage and sockage, cuisage and jambage, fosse and fork, infang theofe and outfang theofe; and all waifs and strays belonged to him in fee simple.
They, easilie inflambed, gave the alarm, and so was that abbey and palace appointed to the saccage; in doing whereof they took no long deliberation, but committed the whole to the merriment of fire; whereat no small number of us was so offended, that patientlie we could not speak to any that were of
Sometimes he dedramatizes the French too much for my taste; I'm not sure "le saccage des promenades" is just "walks spoiled".
It shall be reserved of provi - dence as an exception to this general rule, and made to subsist in favour of those very vices, which have occasioned the saccage of other nations.
11.10 Documentary: Memoire d'un saccage 13.10 ENTERPRISE