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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing a garment called a sack.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The Bears offense trotted back out, Mr. Umenyiora again sacked Mr. Cutler on third down and this time, when the ball came loose, Giants safety Deon Grant corralled it, giving his offense the ball on the Chicago 29.

    Giants' Defense Slams Bears

  • The point that Greenspan needs to be sacked is when he starts listening to the New York Times editorial page, which has given us Maureen Dowd, Paul Krugman, and Jayson Blair.

    Knife-edge Macroeconomics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Sources say the officer will appear before a police disciplinary board within months, charged with gross misconduct which carries a maximum penalty of him being sacked from the force.

    Ian Tomlinson death: G20 police officer to face dismissal before Christmas

  • So, in a way, it ` s illogical to get sacked from the police for being a non-activist BNP member when another police officer might be involved in BNP activism but hasn ` t joined up.

    Ruralshire Constabulary lost data scandal! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Others who took part in the event included Dr Ang Swee Chai, author and orthopaedic surgeon; Baroness Jenny Tonge, sacked from the Liberal Democrats front bench in 2004 after saying that she would consider becoming a suicide bomber if she was Palestinian; and Joceylyn Hurndall, the mother of peace campaigner Tim Hurndall, who died after being shot by an Israeli soldier.

    so british jews are anti-semitic?

  • The reality is, as the Sunday Times points out, that not only is being sacked from a Labour Government all but impossible, if it does happen there is immediate solace available to all, regardless of competence, probity or any thing else you might care to name.

    Stop The Gravy Train, I Want To Get On!

  • Blake has alleged that he was sacked from the programme after he complained about a faulty animatronic suit he had to wear as a Tombliboo character.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • A little more than 60 seconds after that, Aaron Maybin sacked Steven Threet, who fumbled, and Penn State took over at the Michigan 19.

  • She said he would not be sacked from the front bench over the comments.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Remember that when Bellow was growing up, Lionel Trilling could be sacked from a teaching post at Columbia on the grounds that a Jew could not really appreciate English literature.

    The Great Assimilator


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