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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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It's always been a great programme and it's been enjoying - or not - huge publicity recently since a too-honest opinion has now become a sackable offence.
The error was foolish, elementary and costly, but not a sackable offence.
A LYING on your CV is a sackable offence but if you come clean now then you might be able to convince your employers to keep you on.
Seventy-seven goals conceded should be a sackable offence for Nigel Worthingon with a future England keeper Robert Green between the sticks.
5% in Wales said it was a sackable offence, compared to the slightly higher UK figure of 81%
GROPING a woman's breasts in the workplace is not a sackable offence if you only do it once, a German court ruled yesterday.
Any sign of any sort of racism against colour, religion, background will be an sackable offence.
Racial abuse to be considered gross s misconduct - and therefore potentially a sackable offence.
Traces of cannabis in the bloodstream was a sackable offence and the firm have made this clear to employees," said Mr Robinson.
Supplementing one's income through expense claims looks very underhand; in the private sector it is a sackable offence because expenses are deemed to be what they say they are - costs incurred.
The contract can help the employer by making it a sackable offence to withhold permission for a body search - but that would not necessarily prevent sensitive information leaving the premises.
In many fans' eyes a series of late errors constituted sackable offences for the talented culprits at fault.