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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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"In the sack! one, two, three, four, five, six!" replied Mr.
Then one of the band brought the Sheriff a cup of sack, bowing low as he handed it to him; but the Sheriff could not touch the wine, for he saw it served in one of his own silver flagons, on one of his own silver plates.
We have gotten a bag of it this day." So saying, he held up the sack of silver that Little John and the Cook had brought with them.
Then Robin Hood gave the sack of silver back to the Sheriff.
The company that waited for the Sheriff were all amazed to see him come out of the forest bearing a heavy sack upon his shoulders; but though they questioned him, he answered never a word, acting like one who walks in a dream.
NAPPY sacks pose a serious suffocation risk to babies and since 2001 at least 11 babies in Wales and England have died as a result of suffocating or choking on them.
Pacepacker has designed the standalone Collator System to maximize the ability of working with existing sack placing and sealing equipment.
Simply buying Cincinnati sacks at 3.7 could pay, but with the Bengals' own offensive line also a decent unit, buying their sack supremacy at 1.6 may be even better.
A resident has run out of her free issue sacks and feels it is not fair to be charged pounds 2 as she thinks she pays enough council tax.
'Stupid dogs!' says the policeman while moving on to the next potato sack.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (Paris:MC) (Euronext:MC), a luxury product group, has reached an agreement to acquire a 70% controlling stake in Sack's, an online retailer of perfumes, cosmetics and toiletries of cosmetic brands in Latin America.
Qasim said he had got 100 sacks of onion (each sack contains 98 kilograms of onions) from his farm.