Definitions for sackingˈsæk ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sack•ingˈsæk ɪŋ(n.)

  1. stout, coarse woven material of hemp, jute, or the like, chiefly for sacks.

    Category: Textiles

    Ref: Also called sackcloth. 1

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacking, bagging(noun)

    coarse fabric used for bags or sacks

  2. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking(noun)

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


  1. sacking(Noun)

    Cheap rough cloth such as would be used to make bags (sacks).

    The farmer grabbed a handful of sacking and rubbed down the cow.

  2. sacking(Noun)

    Firing or termination of an employee.

    He followed his sacking with a good drunk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacking

    of Sack

  2. Sacking(noun)

    stout, coarse cloth of which sacks, bags, etc., are made

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a type of coarse cloth for making sacks.

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