Definition of Sacking

1. Noun. Coarse fabric used for bags or sacks.

Exact synonyms: Bagging
Specialized synonyms: Burlap, Gunny
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile
Terms within: Jute
Derivative terms: Bag, Bag



2. Noun. The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).

Definition of Sacking

1. n. Stout, coarse cloth of which sacks, bags, etc., are made.

Definition of Sacking

1. Noun. Cheap rough cloth such as would be used to make bags (sacks). ¹

2. Noun. Firing or termination of an employee. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of sack) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sacking

1. material for making sacks [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacking

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sackbuts
sackcloth
sackcloth and ashes
sackclothed
sackcloths
sacked
sacked out
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sackers
sacket
sackful
sackfuls
sacking (current term)
sackings
sackless
sacklike
sackload
sackloads
sacks
sacksful
sackt
sackung
sackwise
sacless
saclike
sacque
sacques

Literary usage of Sacking

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"... 1900, the plaintiff was employed to do work for It in packing and sacking salt, for which he was to receive the stipulated price of $1.20 per day, ..."

2. The Unmarried Mother in German Literature: With Special Reference to the by Oscar Helmuth Werner (1917)
"... The usual punishments for infanticide during the Middle Ages and even into the eighteenth century were: sacking (Säcken), an infanticide being sewed up ..."

3. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Effect on the Roman World of the News of the sacking of Rome by Alaric (Dill, S., Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire, p. 305. ..."

4. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Effect on the Roman World of the News of the sacking of Rome by Alaric (Dill, S., Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire, p. ..."

5. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"sacking Such conduct as this brought on retaliation at the tf ... until they culminated in the awful tragedy, the sacking of Lawrence, Kansas, by Quantrell, ..."

6. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"Yankee sacking of the Town.—A Specimen of Yankee Warfare in North Carolina.—Designs of the Enemy in this State.—The Engagements of Kinston.,—Glance at other ..."

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