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Sack

Predominately British; to terminate a person, especially with cause. For example, an employee caught stealing may be sacked, meaning he will no longer be employed at the company. The term is equivalent to firing.
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Which fashion designer introduced the New Look, the sack dress and the 'A' line?
Singer (Elizabeth Cragg replacing Helen Williams at extremely short notice) billowed on to the platform in a voluminous blue silk sack dress and diamond tiara and gave us an exultant Alleluia from Exsultate Jubile which showed this singer's admirable mastery of the pace and articulation needed to bring the work off successfully, while Mark van de Wiel showed total mastery of the solos which develop the Clarinet Concerto to the marvellous thing it is, some of which was deeply moving.