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 (sôk) also Sac (săk, sôk)
n. pl. Sauk or Sauks also Sac or Sacs
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, with a present-day population mainly in Oklahoma. Sauk resistance to removal from their Illinois lands ended in 1832 with the Black Hawk War.
2. The Algonquian language of the Sauk, dialectally related to Fox.

[North American French saki, from Sauk asaakiiha.]
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References in classic literature ?
If I could but remove the terrible menace of certain death hidden in the poison sacs that fed the sting the struggle would be less unequal.
"Look," he continued, drawing his dagger and making an incision in the carcass a foot above the root of the sting, from which he presently drew forth two sacs, each of which held fully a gallon of the deadly liquid.
Quand un bon vin meuble mon estomac, Je suis plus savant que Balzac - Plus sage que Pibrac ; Mon brass seul faisant l'attaque De la nation Coseaque, La mettroit au sac ; De Charon je passerois le lac, En dormant dans son bac ; J'irois au fier Eac, Sans que mon cœur fit tic ni tac, Présenter du tabac.
And so, as I came trotting out of that cul de sac, full of satisfaction with my own cleverness, he turned the corner and I walked right into his handcuffs.
This, I believe, is the bottom of a most delicate, colourless sac, composed of a pulpy substance, which lines the exterior case, but does not extend within the extreme conical points.
She walked quickly and blindly in the opposite direction, and found herself at the end of a cul de sac .
Instead of going to the right places--banks, police stations, rendezvous-- he systematically went to the wrong places; knocked at every empty house, turned down every cul de sac, went up every lane blocked with rubbish, went round every crescent that led him uselessly out of the way.
Ce bilan du ministere est considere comme une reponse aux resultats de l'enquete de l'Association [beaucoup moins que]Zero Zbel[beaucoup plus grand que] sur l'usage des sacs en plastique, publiee la semaine derniere.
The attached sacs were usually attached to the side of a vertical branch near the top of the shrub, usually near the center.
Soft stools don't help--so fluid builds up in the sacs, and the sac openings can become clogged.
All hernia sacs should be histologically examined by the pathologist.
Cela concerne, entre-autres, les sacs en matiere plastique a usage industriel, en l'occurrence ceux utilises exclusivement pour l'emballage et le conditionnement des produits manufactures sur le lieu de fabrication ou de conditionnement.