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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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I must confess I was never at the sacking a city, or at the taking a town by storm.
So now they has two ropes, 'bout six foot apart, and three from the floor, which goes right down the room; and the beds are made of slips of coarse sacking, stretched across 'em.
But his /bride/ and her mother are to drive in a peasant's cart covered with sacking (I know, I have been driven in it).
The Trinity Mirror Data Unit has taken a look at every Premier League and Championship sacking over the last five seasons, comparing the form of each club before and after the sackings.
After Jol's sacking, appoint German badass Felix Magath as manager.