Definition of Sacksful

1. Noun. (plural of sackful) ¹



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Definition of Sacksful

1. sackful [n] - See also: sackful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacksful

sackcloths
sacked
sacked out
sacker
sackers
sacket
sackful
sackfuls
sacking
sackings
sackless
sacklike
sackload
sackloads
sacks
sacksful (current term)
sackt
sackung
sackwise
sacless
saclike
sacque
sacques
sacr-
sacra
sacrad
sacral
sacral agenesis
sacral anaesthesia
sacral canal

Literary usage of Sacksful

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"The trial, •which lusted six days, occasioned such an excitement throughout the country that the Norwich papers were published daily, and '«everal sacksful ..."

2. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1849)
"Rare news for young people—whole sacksful of new fairy lore. Nicely illustrated by Mr. Richard Doyle, who has lived a long time in Fairy Land, and knows all ..."

3. The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century by James Anthony Froude (1873)
"... had earned pardon and reward by bringing their comrades' heads in bloody sacksful to the conquerors. These were the men who, when the Lords of the Pale, ..."

4. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1914)
"... the door of the ministerial chancellery was broken open, and three sacksful of suspected diplomatic despatches were sent to Berlin for examination. ..."

5. The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century by James Anthony Froude (1888)
"Pardon and reward were offered to those who would kill their comrades, and the bloody heads of noted leaders were brought in by sacksful to be paid for in ..."

6. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1844)
"... and, by way of explanation of our wishes, and in order to cut the matter short, they emptied the three sacksful of boots and shoes upon the floor. ..."

7. The Antiquary (1871)
"... Florence Observer reports the seizure of some " sacksful " of antiquities abstracted from Pompeii. They were being driven through the streets in a cart, ..."

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