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Main Entry: 1sack
Pronunciation: primarystresssak
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English sak "bag, sackcloth," from early French sacc (same meaning), from Latin saccus "bag" and later Latin saccus "sackcloth," both from Greek sakkos "bag, sackcloth" --related to 4SACK
1 : a flexible container (as of paper) : BAG
2 : SACKFUL
3 : discharge from employment -- usually used with get or give
4 : 1BUNK 3, bed
- sack·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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