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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart); Coarse fabric used for bags

Usage examples (35)
  • The tongues of the bells he wrapped in sacking tied with grasses.
  • He was wearing a very smooth line in Italian sacking and all that soot wouldn't be doing it any good at all but he didn't seem to care.
  • Recalling the sacking in his book, Cable said: '' It was the darkest time of my entire life. ''
  • Cabal or no cabal there is one, of course, and it convened shortly before her sacking, that is… way over the line. for more
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