Sack

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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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A single-panel drawing, which appeared each week, showed the adventures of a boy in a long, yellow, sacklike garment; Outcault soon began to add words.