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sacque

 (săk)
n.
Variant of sack1..

sacque

(sæk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for sack13b

sack1

(sæk)

n.
1. a large bag of strong, coarsely woven material, as for grain, potatoes, or coal.
2. the amount a sack holds.
3. a bag: a sack of candy.
4. Slang. dismissal, as from a job: to get the sack.
5. Slang. bed.
6. Also, sacque.
a. a loose-fitting dress, esp. one fashionable in the late 17th–18th century.
b. a loose-fitting coat, jacket, or cape.
7. Baseball. a base.
v.t.
8. to put into a sack or sacks.
9. Football. to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage before the quarterback is able to throw a pass.
10. Slang. to dismiss or discharge, as from a job.
11. sack out, Slang. to go to bed; fall asleep.
[before 1000; Middle English sak (n.), sakken (v.), Old English sacc (n.) < Latin saccus bag, sackcloth < Greek sákkos < Semitic; compare Hebrew śaq, Akkadian šaqqu]
sack′er, n.

sack2

(sæk)

v.t.
1. to pillage or loot (a place) after capture; plunder.
n.
2. the plundering of a captured place: the sack of Troy.
[1540–50; < Middle French phrase mettre à sac to put to pillage; sac in this sense < Italian sacco looting, loot]
sack′er, n.

sack3

(sæk)

n.
a strong white wine formerly imported by England from Spain and the Canary Islands.
[1525–35; < French (vin) sec dry (wine) < Latin siccus dry; compare sec]

Sacque

An infant’s short jacket that fastens at the neck.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sacque - a woman's full loose hiplength jacketsacque - a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
jacket - a short coat
References in classic literature ?
In the midst of this growing and important stress the broker became suddenly aware of a high-rolled fringe of golden hair under a nodding canopy of velvet and ostrich tips, an imitation sealskin sacque and a string of beads as large as hickory nuts, ending near the floor with a silver heart.
I'm afraid I shall get cold without my sacque," began Rose, who wanted to stay, but felt rather out of her element.
My silk sacque isn't a bit the fashion, and my bonnet doesn't look like Sallie's.