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sack

1
Cricket Austral. a run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman

sack

2
American football a tackle on a quarterback which brings him down before he has passed the ball

sack

3 Archaic except in trademarks any dry white wine formerly imported into Britain from SW Europe

What does it mean when you dream about a sack?

Dreaming about a large sack, particularly one that a person might fit into, might be a womb symbol. Alternatively, corpses are sometimes placed in sacks, so a sack can suggest death as well. The dream might also be alluding to idioms such as “getting sacked” or “hitting the sack.” (See also Bag).

bag, sack

A quantity of portland cement: 94 lb in the United States, 87.5 lb in Canada, 112 lb (50.8 kg) in the United Kingdom, and 50 kg in most countries using the metric system.
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Because if the club sacks me they sack the best manager this club ever had.
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Once the desired number of bags are recognised by the system's pre-programmed operating software, the conveyor pauses and the holding doors open for the bags to gently drop into an accumulation chamber and then into the outer sack waiting below.
And even though their results improved on Sunday at Tampa Bay with their first win in nine games, their porous offensive line still gave up six sacks.
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Qasim says he had sold one sack of onions for 1,800 Afs last year, but the rate had dropped to 400 Afs this year.
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