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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sack  \Sack\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sacked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Sacking}.]  [See  {Sack}  pillage.] 
  To  plunder  or  pillage,  as  a  town  or  city;  to  devastate;  to 
  ravage. 
 
  The  Romans  lay  under  the  apprehensions  of  seeing  their 
  city  sacked  by  a  barbarous  enemy.  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sacking  \Sack"ing\,  n.  [AS.  s[ae]ccing,  from  s[ae]cc  sack,  bag.] 
  Stout,  coarse  cloth  of  which  sacks,  bags,  etc.,  are  made 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sacking 
  n  1:  coarse  fabric  used  for  bags  or  sacks  [syn:  {bagging}] 
  2:  the  act  of  terminating  someone's  employment  [syn:  {dismissal}, 
  {discharge},  {firing},  {liberation},  {release},  {sack}] 




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