If politicians assume the power to sack a respected judge, they must at least afford her a fair trial.
Here's a great video of one going down like a sack of potatoes.
Just what the world wanted to hear: Hunter likes to be dominated in the sack.
When President Obama and campaign aides finally hit the sack early Tuesday in Chicago, they were supremely confident.
For a moment, I measured the risk of carrying that sack in public.
We will sack these towers, without the loss of so invaluable a life.
Andrew was barely in time to save the contents of the sack from her teeth.
I could even picture the very spot where the boys must have seen the sack caught among the dry and rattling reeds.
Then am I to be thrown down, like a sack, when it pleases them to run?
Here is an old receipt for the latter drink, which some colonists pronounced as good as Malaga sack.
"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'']