MARTA: With sacks of money and the anti-Communist tactics of your Senator Jzo-ay McCarthy.
“This is very real, this mixture of speed and accuracy,” sacks said.
The Mind's Eye probes each individual case with sacks' characteristic combination of scientific detachment and compassion.
On her way out the door, the woman whispered to me, “Sorry, you lost out to sacks.”
Also of particular interest in this, his 11th book, is what sacks dubs the "Wallace problem," after Alfred Russel Wallace.
We distributed the rest of the food among us, put it on our backs in sacks, and started off to the northeast.
No coffins were to be used, corps93es were to be put in sacks and buried in quicklime.
The beaver castors or bark sacks and the oil stones are found near the vent in four sacks in both male and female.
I think, perhaps, Quentin dozed a good deal under his sacks.
Then they brought two sacks and the dead man was slipped into one of them.
"large bag," Old English sacc (West Saxon), sec (Mercian), sæc (Old Kentish) "large cloth bag," also "sackcloth," from Proto-Germanic *sakkiz (cf. Middle Dutch sak, Old High German sac, Old Norse sekkr, but Gothic sakkus probably is directly from Greek), an early borrowing from Latin saccus (also source of Old French sac, Spanish saco, Italian sacco), from Greek sakkos, from Semitic (cf. Hebrew saq "sack").
The wide spread of the word is probably due to the Biblical story of Joseph, in which a sack of corn figures (Gen. xliv). Baseball slang sense of "a base" is attested from 1913. Slang meaning "bunk, bed" is from 1825, originally nautical. The verb meaning "go to bed" is recorded from 1946. Sack race attested from 1805.
"a dismissal from work," 1825, from sack (n.1), perhaps from the notion of the worker going off with his tools in a bag; the original formula was to give (someone) the sack. It is attested earlier in French (on luy a donné son sac, 17c.) and Dutch (iemand de zak geven).
"plunder; act of plundering, the plundering of a city or town after storming and capture," 1540s, from French sac "pillage, plunder," from Italian sacco (see sack (v.1)).
"sherry," 1530s, alteration of French vin sec "dry wine," from Latin siccus "dry" (see siccative).
"to plunder," 1540s, from Middle French sac, in the phrase mettre à sac "put it in a bag," a military leader's command to his troops to plunder a city (parallel to Italian sacco, with the same range of meaning), from Vulgar Latin *saccare "to plunder," originally "to put plundered things into a sack," from Latin saccus "bag" (see sack (n.1)). The notion is probably of putting booty in a bag.
"put in a bag," late 14c., from sack (n.1). Related: Sacked; sacking.
"dismiss from work," 1841, from sack (n.2). Related: Sacked; sacking.
: sack duty
[verb sense probably fr the notion of giving a discharged person a traveling bag or sack, since the earliest expression was get the sack]
To tackle the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage (1969+ Football)
[fr sack, ''to assault and pillage'']