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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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THE Professional Footballers Association want to make racist abuse on the field a sackable offence next season.
Gossip in the workplace may be salacious and sometimes nasty but is not necessarily a sackable offence in the UK, according to employment lawyer Tom Long in the Birmingham office of global law firm DLA Piper.
In many fans' eyes a series of late errors constituted sackable offences for the talented culprits at fault.
Of course Sir Alex Feguson is sackable, as chief executive David Gill suggested in his message aimed at shareholders and the City last week.
MUCH has been made in the media of the claim by Manchester United chief executive David Gill that Sir Alex Ferguson is sackable.
Although no formal complaints have been made against any magistrate, they have been warned that making such remarks is a sackable offence.
When dealing with crimes, this can be very serious and is a sackable offence.
He said, "For various reasons I was the most sackable of the three leaves on the tree.
I don't think there has ever been a manager at all who hasn't been sackable.
It was pointed out to Ancelotti that simply bringing a weapon to work is a sackable offence in many jobs, never mind brandishing it.
It is a most serious thing to be caught doing as a train driver and is a sackable offence.
But, in the week when his greatest domestic managerial rival, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has been publicly labelled sackable, Wenger is more secure than ever.