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Definition: Sack tree
, n. [OE. sak, sek, AS. sacc, s[ae]cc, L. saccus, Gr.
sa`kkos from Heb. sak; cf. F. sac, from the Latin. Cf. Sac
1. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a
receptacle made of some kind of pliable material, as
cloth, leather, and the like; a large pouch.
2. A measure of varying capacity, according to local usage
and the substance. The American sack of salt is 215
pounds; the sack of wheat, two bushels. --McElrath.
3. [Perhaps a different word.] Originally, a loosely hanging
garment for women, worn like a cloak about the shoulders,
and serving as a decorative appendage to the gown; now, an
outer garment with sleeves, worn by women; as, a dressing
sack. [Written also sacque
4. A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending
from top to bottom without a cross seam.
5. (Biol.) See 2d Sac
6. Bed. [Colloq.]
(Zo["o]l.). See Basket worm
, under Basket
(Bot.), an East Indian tree (Antiaris saccidora
) which is cut into lengths, and made into sacks
by turning the bark inside out, and leaving a slice of the
wood for a bottom.
To give the sack to
or get the sack
, to discharge, or be
discharged, from employment; to jilt, or be jilted.
To hit the sack
, to go to bed. [Slang]
[1913 Webster +PJC]