Definition of Sackage

1. n. The act of taking by storm and pillaging; sack.



Definition of Sackage

1. Noun. The instance or action of sacking, pillaging or looting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sackage

1. the plundering of a city [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sackage

sachemships
sachet
sacheted
sachets
saciety
sack-whey
sack-winged
sack coat
sack man
sack out
sack race
sack races
sack up
sackable
sackage (current term)
sackages
sackbut
sackbuts
sackcloth
sackcloth and ashes
sackclothed
sackcloths
sacked
sacked out
sacker
sackers
sacket

Literary usage of Sackage

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1. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1865)
"... indignation conceived against the family for conducting the Spanish army against their country, and being the cause of the barbarous sackage of Prato. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"If it be left to the spoil and sackage of common persons, if the love and service of so many nations be ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"POKE plunder, ni Referring to Oie action: pillage; spec, rapine, ravin, sack, sackage (rare), harrying, prey (archaic), spoil, despoliation, spoliation, ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... A Scholar, Kitchen Interior, Museum, Vienna ; Nativity, Musical Entertainment (1650), Liechtenstein Gallery, ib. ; sackage of a House, Musical Trio, ..."

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