Definitions for sacker

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sacksæk(n.)

  1. a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal.

  2. the amount a sack holds.

  3. a bag:

    a sack of candy.

  4. Slang. dismissal, as from a job:

    to get the sack.

    Category: Status (usage)

  5. Slang. bed.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. a loose-fitting dress, esp. one fashionable in the late 17th–18th century. a loose-fitting coat, jacket, or cape.

    Category: Clothing

    Ref: Also, sacque.; sack dress.

  7. Baseball. a base.

    Category: Sport

  8. (v.t.)to put into a sack or sacks.

  9. Football. to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage before the quarterback is able to throw a pass.

    Category: Football, Baseball, and Basketball, Sport

  10. Slang. to dismiss or discharge, as from a job.

    Category: Status (usage)

  11. sack out,Slang. to go to bed; fall asleep.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Status (usage)

Origin of sack:

bef. 1000; ME sak (n.), sakken (v.), OE sacc (n.) < L saccus bag, sackcloth < Gk sákkos < Semitic; cf. Heb śaq, Akkadian šaqqu

sack′er(n.)

sacksæk(v.t.)

  1. to pillage or loot (a place) after capture; plunder.

  2. (n.)the plundering of a captured place:

    the sack of Troy.

Origin of sack:

1540–50; < MF phrase mettre à sac to put to pillage; sac in this sense < It sacco looting, loot

sack′er(n.)

sacksæk(n.)

  1. a strong white wine formerly imported by England from Spain and the Canary Islands.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of sack:

1525–35; < F (vin) sec dry (wine) < L siccus dry; cf. sec

Wiktionary

  1. sacker(Noun)

    someone that plunders a village

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacker(noun)

    one who sacks; one who takes part in the storm and pillage of a town

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